Inside social media’s black market of fake followers

What can you believe anymore? A New York Times investigation discovered a company that has more than 200,000 customers, including reality television stars, professional athletes, comedians, TED speakers, pastors and models, most of whom purchased their social media followers. For just pennies or less, it offers Twitter followers, views on YouTube, plays on SoundCloud, the music-hosting site, and endorsements on LinkedIn, the professional-networking site.