“The word ‘influencer’ didn’t exist yet; Twitter was still for nerds, and Instagram wouldn’t launch until October of that year. As far as most people were concerned, the Kardashians were destined to be flashes in the reality TV pan, pretty party girls who would fizzle and then fade the way Kim Kardashian West’s one-time boss, Paris Hilton, already had.” Buzzfeed: The Decade The Kardashians Took Over Everything. (Don’t blame the messenger…)