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Joey Graceffa, Anthony Padilla & Ian Hecox of Smosh, and more to appear at EW PopFest

The people behind your favorite social media accounts will join forces for EW’s PopFest. Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, the co-founders of Smosh, Joey Graceffa, Anna Akana, Ricky Dillon, and more will be dropping by to do a Q&A along with some other hijinks.

And with more than 54.3 million YouTube subscribers between them, there’s no doubt they’ll all have plenty to share.

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Hannah Hart, Joey Graceffa, and more YouTube stars play the emoji association game at Stream Con

What do you think of when you get the smiling poop emoji texted to you? Or what does the peach emoji stand for to you? PEOPLE found out what the biggest YouTube stars thought about these and several other emojis in a game of emoji association at Stream Con.

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Joey Graceffa, BriaAndChrissy, other stars discuss LGBTQ and YouTube in Stream Con panel

One element that distinguishes popular YouTube channels from most other mainstream media is the wide representation of out-and-proud LGBTQ creators and personalities. Five of those people – Joey Graceffa, Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers, Bradlee Wonnemacher, and Nicholas Laws – stopped by Stream Con on Sunday afternoon for a panel discussion of “LGBTQ and YouTube.” The conversation covered how to deal with animosity both inside and outside the LGBTQ community, the controversy of coming-out videos, and how social media stars can further the causes of social justice.

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