Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Vidcon 2011: YouTube Stars Invade the Hyatt Century Plaza for the Comic-Con of Online Video

An army of teens sporting Justin Bieber haircuts, donning animal hoods and wielding Flip cameras invaded the Hyatt Century Plaza in Century City Thursday through Saturday for the second annual Vidcon, which is making a push to become the Comic-Con for the online video world.

The crowd was mainly high and middle schoolers, some dragging their parents, all there to meet, take photos with, listen to or just get a glimpse of YouTube celebrities that people even five years older have probably never heard of, some who make six figures through revenue-sharing deals and get more regular viewers than Mad Men.

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