HBO's Fake Famous

Fake Famous

Fake Famous (2021)

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“Fake Famous explores the meaning of fame and influence in the digital age through an innovative social experiment. Following three Los Angeles-based people with relatively small followings, the film explores the attempts made to turn them into famous influencers by purchasing fake followers and bots to “engage” with their social media accounts”HBO

HBO's Fake Famous
District’s Grade:B
District’s Category:Niche
Sub-Genres:People, Business, Technology
Run Time:86 Mins
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)

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An unreal social experiment. Fake Famous, the true story of a social experiment that reveals what’s really happening behind-the-scenes of influencer fame”- HBO


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Where To StreamHBOmax($)
Director:Nick Bilton
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Fake Famous

86 Minutes
Final Grade: B-
Now Streaming On: HBOmax


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