Influencing influencers: How to regulate a booming industry of tastemakers
08 April 2023 | 10:24 am
They may rule the online universe, but how are influencers being regulated in the real world? And what's next for their business models? Kate Moody talks to Quentin Bordage, Founder and CEO of Kolsquare, an influencer marketing platform in France.
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