With 1 billion monthly users, there’s no denying that TikTok is a force to be reckoned with.
The social media app lets users share short videos onto feeds, often to trending clips of music or voice-overs.
And if a video is picked up by TikTok’s algorithm, a user can see their video sent around the world to millions and millions of people.
I those viewers turn to followers then teens can find themselves residing over an online empire.
Which is where Kyle Thomas, from Kent, has now found himself.
Who is Kyle Thomas?
The 16-year-old has a whopping 28.3 million followers on the app and has amassed 1.3 billion likes on his videos.
The TikToker posts regular comedy content, dances, food reviews and pretty much everything under the sun.
His videos amass millions of views each.
That can lead to earning big bucks too, as insurance2go found in recent research.
They found that a user with a following as big as Kyle’s could earn about £38,398 – per single post.
The numbers have been crunched by the Influencer Marketing Hub, which uses an unofficial estimator to show TikTok stars how much they should be charging for promotional posts.
It states: “Influencers get paid more if they have both a high engagement rate, as well as a high number of followers.
“Brands have learned that you can easily buy followers who are…