Vine Stars: Famous For 6 Seconds

A recent study by Variety found that the five most influential figures among American teens are all YouTube stars. A-list actors have been usurped by vlogging sensations named Smosh, PewDiePie, KSI and Jack and Jack (pictured) – all of whom were listed ahead of the likes of Katy Perry and Jennifer Lawrence. While YouTube stars have been in the ascendant since Scooter Braun first clicked on a Justin Bieber video back in 2007, the faces of Vine – the Twitter-owned video recording app and sharing service with approximately 40 million registered users – could be about to make a similar ascent.

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