A sneakerhead is a person who collects, trades or admires sneakers as a form of hobby. A sneakerhead may also be highly experienced in distinguishing between real and fake replica sneakers. Sneaker collecting is a hobby often manifested by the use and collection of shoes made for particular sports, particularly but not limited to basketball and skateboarding. The birth of sneakerhead culture in the United States came in the 1980s and can be attributed to two major sources: basketball, specifically the emergence of Michael Jordan and his eponymous Air Jordan line of shoes released in 1985, and the growth of hip hop music.
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  • Instagram Tops 500 Million Monthly Active Users, 300 Million Per Day

    … around you, you’ve formed incredibly varied and diverse communities. Whether you’re an illustrator, a sneakerhead or an astronaut on the International Space Station, every photo and video you share helps bring people closer to friends and interests, broadens perspectives and inspires a sense of wonder. You’ve made Instagram a place where…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 24 readers -
  • How to Make Mobile Moments Matter – A CNX14 Highlight

    … that have never been paired together before. An extreme example of this concept is the Hijack promotion created by Meatpack, a shop for sneakerheads based in Guatemala. Watch the video to see how truly ground-breaking their concept is. HIJACK – MEAT PACK GUATEMALA - from GranjaCreativa on Vimeo. Meatpack already had a base of devoted fans carrying…

    Danielle Look/ Relevancein Social Content How To's- 13 readers -
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