Liam Nikuro is Japan's First Virtual Social Media Persona

 - Jun 10, 2019
References: pressreleasejapan.net & odditycentral
While many have long suspected that influencers on social media edit themselves, Liam Nikuro takes it to another level as Japans first virtual male influencer. Liam is the third virtual social media personality to launch, but arguably the most realistic.

The virtual profile was created by 1sec Inc., a company that specializes in combining reality with a digital world. According to the press release, "Liam is powered by computer processing, 3DCG technology that are used to project virtual three-dimensional objects onto flat surfaces, creating images with a sense of depth." 1sec Inc. created the almost too perfect-looking influencer to have a believable personality as well. Liam is allegedly from Los Angles and works as a music producer, with an interest in makeup, entertainment, and fashion.

With virtual influencers on the rise, it could change the way companies market to consumers, with customized digital personalities targeted at consumers.

Image Credit: Liam_Nikuro/Instagram