“If you’ve ever wondered why Instagram and Twitter feeds are full of attractive people talking about detox teas, diet shakes, and new apps, it’s because they’re paid to.” Bloomberg on why Snapchat’s influencer economy runs on hot tubs, selfies, and whey protein. (I grew up in Marin County. We’ve been running on that for decades.)

+ WaPo: This is what it’s like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing: 13, Right Now.