How Cody Ko turned boredom into social media stardom

Cody Ko talks to #KanvasLive at Playlist Live

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Big things come in small packages -- just ask social media star Cody Ko. The comedian has made a living solely through creating six-second videos on Vine.

But Ko never expected this to be his full-time job.

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"I got started in social media because I was bored and lonely, honestly," Ko told at Playlist Live this past weekend in Orlando, Florida.

Playlist Live is an annual event where content creators and fans come together to form one massive social media meet-up.

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Although he originally started by making videos of "stupid, little ideas," Ko told that he began taking social media more seriously when he realized how much attention he was getting from followers.

Watch the video above to hear from Cody Ko about his favorite part about being a social media celebrity.

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How Cody Ko turned boredom into social media stardom
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Meeting so many of you guys in Florida this weekend was soooo cooool!!! 🙊 I seriously love and appreciate you guys so much!!! #playlistlive
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