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The lid has been lifted on just how much young Australians are making through posting pictures and videos on social media.

In this week’s 60 Minutes, the show delves into the world of Instagram, revealing the staggering amounts earned by the budding stars through documenting their everyday lives.

‘Those superstars in Australia I would think they’d be able to command 20-30 thousand dollars per image,’ social media expert Jules Lund revealed.

 

The lid has been lifted on just how much a bunch of young Australians are making through posting pictures and videos on social media

Taking advantage of the visual channels is 25-year-old Natasha Oakley, who regularly posts images on Instagram for brands such as Bonds to her 1.9million followers

Taking advantage of the visual channels is 25-year-old Natasha Oakley, who regularly posts images on Instagram for brands such as Bonds to her 1.9million followers

'I don't think my business would have ever existed without social media,' Natasha Oakley (pictured) revealed

‘I don’t think my business would have ever existed without social media,’ Natasha Oakley (pictured) revealed

Taking advantage of the visual channels is 25-year-old Natasha Oakley, who regularly posts images on Instagram for brands such as Bonds to her 1.9million followers. 

‘I don’t think my business would have ever existed without social media,’ she revealed. 

‘It played a huge role in where I am today.’

She has been so successful, she now has her own swimwear and active wear collection, while being the face of a string of high-profile modelling campaigns.

Yet not all financial successes on the site stem from a desire to make top dollar, as blogger Lauren Bath reveals she found doing what she loved proved to be profitable.

‘I never got into Instagram to get something out of it. I did it because I liked it and I love the people, the community, the sharing of the images… Everything that happened, happened because I was so genuine. It was a good start.’

Yet not all financial successes on the site stem from a desire to make top dollar, as blogger Lauren Bath (pictured) reveals she found doing what she loved proved to be profitable

Yet not all financial successes on the site stem from a desire to make top dollar, as blogger Lauren Bath (pictured) reveals she found doing what she loved proved to be profitable

'I never got into Instagram to get something out of it. I did it because I liked it and I love the people, the community, the sharing of the images', Lauren Bath revealed

‘I never got into Instagram to get something out of it. I did it because I liked it and I love the people, the community, the sharing of the images’, Lauren Bath revealed

Instead of a constant barrage of branded items in her posts, the former chef uses Instagram to promote cities and states, and travel to some of the most picturesque holiday destinations worldwide.

And despite 31-year-old internet sensation Wengie recently becoming a millionaire through her web exploits, she warns of the stresses that comes  with the job.

‘One day people could love you, one day people hate you, it’s a roller coaster ride of emotions,’ she said. 

During the show, a group of money-making millennials reveal their secrets into just how to be successful in the rapidly growing online industry. 

‘Under the Influence’ airs this Sunday on 60 Minutes, 8.30pm on Channel 9 with reporter Peter Stefanovic, who has labelled the young stars exploits as ‘the closest you’ll get to seeing money grow on trees’.

And despite 31-year-old internet sensation Wengie (pictured) recently becoming a millionaire through her web exploits, she warns of the stresses that comes with the job

And despite 31-year-old internet sensation Wengie (pictured) recently becoming a millionaire through her web exploits, she warns of the stresses that comes with the job

'One day people could love you, one day people hate you, it’s a roller coaster ride of emotions,' Wengie said

‘One day people could love you, one day people hate you, it’s a roller coaster ride of emotions,’ Wengie said

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