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12-Year-Old Invents Site For Kids: I Got In Trouble For Facebook

Wed, January 30, 2013 4:19pm EDT by Chloe Melas 1 Comment
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YouTube’s Senior Reporter Chloe Melas sat down with Grom Social creator Zach Marks, and he reveals why he decided to create a social networking site for kids!

Move over Mark Zuckerberg! Zach Marks, 12, is an innovator, and he’s created something that’s about to explode, The native of Melbourne, Fl., stopped by to tell us why he created GromSocial. It’s actually because he was on Facebook and his parents made him get off!

Why Zach Marks Created Grom Social

Zach tells us that his parents made him shut down two different accounts because they weren’t comfortable with him being on Facebook. This is when he decided to start with his brothers and sisters.

Now, the site has over 14K users and there’s reports that it might have some major celebs becoming the face of the site! Watch the interview to learn all about Zach and GromSocial!

WATCH: 12-Year-Old Zachary Marks Talks Grom Social Network For Kids

— Chloe Melas

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