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Teen social network Let moves to L.A. after winning over YouTube stars
Teen social network Let moves to L.A. after winning over YouTube stars

The millionaire creator of a Facebook competitor for teenagers, Pascal Lorne needed, well, teenagers. Six months ago, he urged young users of Vine, Twitter and YouTube who had large followings to try his social network, Let. Crickets. His fifth technology venture was about to fail. He was soon saved by two young stars on YouTube --Jake Boys and Jack Dail -- who discovered the app on their own and brought with them thousands of users. With a growing user base, Lorne moved the company to Silver Lake from San Francisco two months ago to be closer to the entertainment industry’s heart. “Once you have your super, well-funded team and a critical mass of users, you need to get...

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