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The selfie is the new autograph.
That’s how Cameo, the platform that connects fans to pop culture icons via personalized video messages, live calls and direct messages, started nearly five years ago. Back then it was mostly athletes connecting with superfans. But it really took off when its CEO Steven Galanis and co-founder Devon Townsend realized that social media influencers were an untapped market.
Since then YouTubers, former politicians, comedians, Bachelor contestants, voiceover actors and musicians have all joined the site.