‘Kid influencers’ regulated under new French law


When children become YouTube or Instagram sensations, should they be considered child workers? — AFP

PARIS: When children become YouTube or Instagram sensations, should they be considered child workers? And who looks after their money? The French parliament has attempted to answer those questions with a new law passed on Oct 6.

An increasing number of minors have huge followings on social media, often inviting viewers into their family and school lives as they discuss daily issues from bullying to music, or review products including games and make-up.

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