There are famous Arkansans on Instagram: The Duggars (@duggarfam) have 1 million followers. Country singer Justin Moore (@justincolemoore) has 310,000. Then there are Arkansans who've become famous thanks to Instagram and other social media: North Little Rock Police Officer Tommy Norman's Instagram photos of his interactions with the community he polices (@tnorman23) gained him international attention. He's now got 1.2 million followers. And then there are the local Instagrammers who are famous only within Instagram. They're moms and graphic designers and photographers who've managed to amass sizable followings. Give 'em a follow. Us, too: @arktimes.
Sarah Fortune Gill: @sarahfortuneFollowers: 25,000
Sponsored by: "I do occasional sponsored posts with various brands ranging from local to international, and travel partnerships whenever I can."
Subject matter (in general): Scenery, family, fashion, food, everyday life in Fayetteville, her travels, her 5-year-old, Iris.
Arkansas Instagrammer she wants everyone to know about: @kirstenblowers
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Noah Abraham Sampsel @noahabeFollowers: 20,300
Subject matter (in general): Landscapes.
Arkansas Instagrammers he wants everyone to know about: @lydichristine and @ruminantreserve.
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Hannah Carpenter @hannahacarpenterFollowers: 85,000
Home: Central Arkansas
Sponsored by: "Not sponsored by any one company. I do sponsored posts and brand/product promotion but try to be really choosy with what I promote."
Subject matter (in general): Family, home.
Arkansas Instagrammers she wants everyone to know about: @ozarkmamadeer
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Jeff Rose: @thejeffroseFollowers: 78,500
Subject matter (in general): Scenery, lifestyle, travel.
Arkansas Instagrammers he wants everyone to know about: @igersarkansas
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Elizabeth Carter: @carterelizabethFollowers: 49,600
Subject matter (in general): Interior design, architecture, food.
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Brenton Clarke Little: @brenton_clarkeFollowers: 247,000
Subject matter (in general): Landscape, architecture, lifestyle.
Arkansas Instagrammers he wants everyone to know about:@curious2119
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Matt White: @mattywhite17Followers: 2,600
Adam Smith: @roadlyfeFollowers: 3,000
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