Emma Chamberlain is never speechless, but ensconced at a giant corner table at Carbone, the retro Italian-American restaurant in Greenwich Village, the always caffeinated year-old vlogger takes a bite of spicy rigatoni alla vodka and momentarily has no words. But just as quickly as it happens, it's over. Chamberlain instinctively whips out her portable video camera and zooms in, rather comically, on the plate of pasta in front of her and then records her own bug-eyed response. Soon enough, her 7,, YouTube subscribers and counting will also be part of this intimate moment. The day started early for Chamberlain. She had flown in from Los Angeles the afternoon before to attend the Louis Vuitton resort show and arrived on set for her W shoot the next morning promptly at 9 a.
To teens, the most popular figures on social media platforms like TikTok are well beyond mega-celebrity status in their eyes. These TikTok stars claim millions of followers — many who are of Gen Z age themselves — and found fame by creating short video clips lip-syncing to soundbites, showing off viral dances, and crafting comedy skits that get shared thousands of times. The hottest accounts on the two-year-old TikTok don't have nearly as many followers as the top channels on the more-established YouTube where T-Series has blown past million subscribers.
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