Kai Cenat’s NYC Giveaway Gone Wrong

Tech expert Shelly Palmer delves into the recent controversy surrounding popular Twitch and YouTube influencer, Kai Cenat. The influencer’s PlayStation giveaway in Times Square led to chaotic scenes likened to a riot.

Millions follow these celebrities on platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and Instagram. Shelly speaks with Dan Bowens on Fox 5’s Good Day New York about the immense power they hold and the implications for parents and traditional media.

This segment features insights on the role of influencers in today’s society, the reactions from NYC Mayor Eric Adams, and more.

Original Airdate: August 8, 2023

Author’s note: This is not a sponsored post. I am the author of this article and it expresses my own opinions. I am not, nor is my company, receiving compensation for it.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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