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Tech Shift: The explosion of social media bred stars

It’s undeniable that social media has changed the way we live our lives and it’s also created some stars. Many of us are familiar with online sensations like Grumpy Cat, but most often these Internet celebrities remain in the realm of the digital world. Well, the Internet is leaking. A new pop-culture convention called SocialCon is bringing social media stars to the fans that love them. Joining us is Patrick Bradley, executive vice president of Digital Media & Entertainment at Wizard World Comic Con and Steve Chung, the CEO of Frankly, a chat app and one of the vendors at this weekend’s convention.

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