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video. FANS: 850 mil­lion viewed the clip. EARN­ING POWER: Made around says: £1mil­lion from the vi­ral video. Barry end “Their ca­reer is prob­a­bly at the tail- in now. If I was them I’d in­vest the money the a high-in­ter­est ac­count and thank in­ter­net god they got lucky.” Who can for­get the adorable YouTube video of baby Char­lie Davies-Carr bit­ing his big brother’s fin­ger? The 56-sec­ond clip, which showed as Harry screw­ing up his face in pain seen Char­lie nib­bled his fin­ger, has been by 850 mil­lion peo­ple world­wide. It raked in thou­sands in roy­al­ties and in the boys, from Bucks, went on to star ad­verts for Re­nault, EE, Delta Air Lines and Ger­ber, which makes “fin­ger foods” Harry for tod­dlers. The cash has paid for and Char­lie, now 13 and 11, and two younger sib­lings to go to pri­vate school. FA­MOUS FOR: Her bak­ing skills. FANS: 223,000 In­sta­gram fol­low­ers, 350,000 blog hits a month. EARN­ING POWER: Up to £350,000. Izy started with her Top with Cin­na­mon blog when her mum told her to look up mac­a­roon recipesecipes on­line. She was 15 and her first pic­tures, taken with her mum’sum’s snap­shot cam­era, wentnt up on In­sta­gram. Now, six years and three books later, Izy, 21, is be­ing hailed as thee new Nigella by Jamie Oliver,ver, with huge earn­ing po­ten­tial.en­tial. She says: “I re­alised there were all these recipes out there.” Barry says:s: “Food blog­gers withth books are al­ways pop­u­lar,op­u­lar, TV is miss­ingg a trick not fea­tur­ingg her on a show. She coul­duld earn £100,000 a yearear from that. It’s moree likely that the likes of IKEA could use herr to en­cour­age younger­ounger foot­fall in a dealeal thou­sand that could fol­low­ers po­ten­tially netet £250k a year.”” Paul said: “Ev­ery one says they are very charis­matic and charm­ing so I guess that’s their ap­peal. They also work hard. “They’ve thou­sands of girl fans. They like the at­ten­tion but it hasn’t gone to their heads. It’s sec­ondary to their singing.” The fam­ily are keen to pro­tect the boys from the down­side of in­ter­net fame by lim­it­ing per­sonal de­tails posted and vet­ting ev­ery­thing that goes up. Paul said they do get neg­a­tive crit­i­cism and gen­tle rib­bing from school friends. But he added: “We try to keep them as grounded as we can.” They have also sung for can­cer ward kids in Manch­ester Royal Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal and met vic­tims of the Ari­ana Grande con­cert bomb blast. Celebrity agent Barry Tomes, who has rep­re­sented the likes of The Satur­daysy and Vanessa Knight, said they could earn mil­lion mil­lions – but warned teen girls could get bo bored with them. He said: “Ant and D Dec are among the few child stars who had hit records as teenagers but have grown to­gether. “They now earn £2 £20mil­lion a year as Bri­tain’s favourite­favour en­ter­tain­ers. “As Max and Harv Har­vey go from cute kids to men they w will have to change their style. That risks los­ing fans. “With their back­ground in theatre and film they’re well trained an and versed in the needs and ex­po­sure to the lime­light lime­light. With prod­ucts and poten po­ten­tial US ex­po­sure they could earn £10mil­lion a year. Th The next two years are cru­cial.”cru­cia Here Barry looks at other yo young so­cial me­dia stars co coin­ing in the cash and g gives his ver­dict on their po­ten­tial. YOUNG in­ter­net stars’ de­vel­op­ment is at risk from a lack of safe­guards and emo­tional dis­tress, warns a child ex­pert.

The Open Uni­ver­sity’s Prof John Oates said chil­dren boost self-es­teem through on­line re­la­tion­ships, just as in the flesh.

But he said in cy­berspace they can face un­mod­er­ated in­sults and neg­a­tive re­marks. Prof Oates, a se­nior lec­turer in child and youth stud­ies, said: “Of­ten mil­lion fol­low­ers these chil­dren be­come al­most hooked on get­ting lots of likes and pos­i­tive re­sponses, but are they real or not?

“Chil­dren want to be pop­u­lar on so­cial me­dia which shows they have a need for pos­i­tive com­ments and makes them more vul­ner­a­ble to the neg­a­tive.

“This can cause emo­tional dis­tress and in­crease a child’s anx­i­ety level.”

Prof Oates, who has worked with the Gov­ern­ment to cre­ate rules to pro­tect child per­form­ers, said there are reg­u­la­tions for kids mod­el­ling and ap­pear­ing in film or TV but noth­ing sim­i­lar for those on the web.

He added peo­ple with bad mo­tives can pre­tend to be kids on­line.

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