The digital world is growing at a monumental speed with YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Vine and a host of social media platforms to explore.
Every day 40 million photos are posted on Instagram, 500 million tweets are sent around the world and over 1 billion YouTube videos are viewed.
For top Vloggers it has become a career where they can earn thousands of pounds through brand endorsement.
All these audiences are growing, hour by hour, day by day, but why?
How can we tap in to this global phenomenon?
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