VidCon 2019 highlights a tension between big YouTube stars and new online creators

Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud unpacks this year's VidCon and how it has evolved over the past decade.
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Elamin Abdelmahmoud is Buzzfeed's social media editor and q's online columnist. Every week, he brings us up to speed on the big headlines taking over the internet right now. This week, he joins host Tom Power to talk about this year's VidCon, an annual gathering of YouTubers, influencers and online creators, which took place in California this past weekend. This year, things got a little tense with some interesting rivalries taking shape.

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