There used to many ways for people to have their 15
minutes of fame, but the days of tabloid kiss and tells or an embarrassing X Factor style audition are over as we are
introduced to new internet stars daily.
As 2012 became the year that a YouTube video broke the 1bn
views mark, we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favourite internet stars from the last year.
“The internet has become a powerful marketing tool with
people using it to become famous almost overnight. Equally, businesses can use
the internet to rapidly spread the word about their products and services if
they know how,” comments Greg Poulson of Freetimers who work with companies to
develop websites which help to grow and drive their business forward.