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Trolls and mean memes tormented YouTube star

When the entire internet turned on 13-year-old Rebecca Black after her 2011 song “Friday” went viral, nothing could have prepared her for the online hate that followed. But today, YouTube has grown up, and so has she. With an industry of influencer management companies now supporting YouTube creators and connecting them with their young fans, Rebecca has been able to be honest with her fans, and with herself, about how comments can hurt and how you can heal.

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