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How Young Is Too Young To Be An Influencer?

The logo of Chinese social network Tik Tok. (Loic Venance/Getty Images)
The logo of Chinese social network Tik Tok. (Loic Venance/Getty Images)

To many, it feels like we’re living in the age of influencers. But when it comes to influencing — age is anything but a number.

Some teen stars are facing criticism from those who say they’re too young to be on social media. And a new class of elderly influencers, dubbed “grandfluencers” have won the love of millions of loyal followers.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley talks with Femi Oke, Host of “The Stream on Al Jazeera.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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