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Thousands expected at annual VidCon in Anaheim
Thousands expected at annual VidCon in Anaheim

Want to be a YouTube star? There’s a convention for that. About 18,000 video content creators, viral video stars and their fans are expected to flock to the fifth annual VidCon, a three-day conference being held this weekend. The gathering, which kicks off at the Anaheim Convention Center on Thursday, has everything from panels featuring YouTube stars like Rebecca Black (the artist behind the viral song “Friday”) to workshops like “How to YouTube.” There’s even a “VidCon Prom” celebration on Saturday night. In 2010, VidCon’s inaugural year, the conference took place at a smaller venue in Los Angeles and drew  about...

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