Where to watch Fake Famous online in Australia | Finder

Where to watch Fake Famous online in Australia

What do fame and influence mean in the digital age? Fake Famous tries to figure it all out.

Posted

Fact checked
BINGEBINGE

Check out BINGE with a 14-day free trial

WATCH NOW

SUBSCRIBE

1 seasons

RENT/BUY

Sorry, we've found no buying or renting options for this title.

CURRENT OFFERS

Notice something wrong? Contact us

We’re reader-supported and may be paid when you visit links to partner sites. We don’t compare all products in the market, but we’re working on it!

Fake Famous
IMDb

Title

Fake Famous

Year released

2021

Genres

Documentary

Synopsis

Documentary follows an actress, fashion designer and real estate assistant who attempt to become social media influencers by purchasing fake followers and bots to boost their popularity.

Cast and crew

  • Christopher Bailey
  • Osiris Bashir
  • Justine Bateman
Created by tech journalist Nick Bilton, Fake Famous is mainly a social experiment. Bilton and his team take three 'average' young people and attempt to turn them into bona fide influencers with the help of eye-catching content and strategic purchases of fake followers.

At the same time, the documentary explores the influencer economy as a whole and offers a behind-the-scenes look at what being very online entails. As Fake Famous progresses, viewers get to see how the experiment affects aspiring actress Dominique, fashion designer Chris and real estate assistant Wylie. While one embraces the newfound fame, another wishes to be liked for who he really is.

Given the shortage of docos that explore the influencer industry, Fake Famous is eye-opening and informative overall – despite lacking nuance at times. If you want to learn more about how easy it can be to convince your Instagram followers that you're living your best life (when you're actually not), press Play.

WATCH NOW

SUBSCRIBE

1 seasons

RENT/BUY

Sorry, we've found no buying or renting options for this title.

Trailer

Try before you buy with these free trials

Latest streaming news

More guides on Finder

Stream the best and save

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy and Privacy & Cookies Policy.
Go to site