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Instagram ‘Influencers’ don’t pay the bills, club owner rants

Cash or credit only, please — because your social media “money” is no good here. The owner of a boutique resort in the Philippines is going viral by calling out the “wannabe freeloaders” who inundate him with demands for room and board — and offer to “pay” with a post to their Instagram account. How did Gianlucca Casaccia, manager and co-owner of White Banana Beach Club, fight back? With a fiery Facebook post, of course. “We kindly would like to announce that White Banana is not interested [in offers] to ‘collaborate’ with self-proclaimed ‘influencers,’ ” Casaccia, 40, writes. “And we would like to suggest [you] try another way to eat, drink, or sleep for free. Or try to actually work.” see als ...