Influencer Marketing Fraud – Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

Lisa Ross

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Did you know Fake influencer follower fraud to cost companies $1.3B in 2019. Influencer fraud occurs when fake influencers connect with brands and promise to work on a campaign with them. Check out our infographic to know more about the Influencer Marketing Fraud and latest influencer marketing fraud statistics and trends.

Influencer Marketing Fraud – Statistics and Trends

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Influencer marketing spend is estimated to be $8.5 billion in 2019 and to hit up to $10 billion by 2020

50% of marketers named spotting fake followers as a chief challenge of influencer marketing

63% of marketers and brands admitted to having personal experience with influencer fraud in past campaigns

Up to 20% of mid-level influencers between 50,000 and 100,000 followers are likely fraudulent

Up to 24% of influencers have falsely manipulated their engagement numbers

Approximately 38 % of influencers resorting to tactics that artificially inflate their posts’ comment numbers

Over 60% of influencers use artificial methods of Instagram growth

More than 22% of influencers have suspicious growth anomalies

Over 38% of influencers use suspicious methods to grow their engagement

Up to 50% of engagement levels on sponsored content is fake

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