12 Social Media Stars Your Tween Loves That You Should Know About

dan and philBack when we were tweens (you know, before the word "tween" existed), we obsessed over the pop singers and actors in the pages of Tiger Beat and Bop. Now, kids idolize the stars of social media: Savvy, shockingly successful young people who've made a name for themselves on YouTube, Vine, and other online platforms -- and whose virtual presence is translating into very real fame (and money!).

If you've got a tween in the house, chances are you've heard at least some of the names on our list of the most popular social media stars today -- and if you haven't yet, you probably will. Since your kids are following their every moves on Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, YouTube  -- we figured you'd want to meet these modern superstars.


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