Like it or not: Growing up in the age of 'likes'

For those in school today, the most popular people are likely those with the largest numbers of followers on social media.
For those in school today, the most popular people are likely those with the largest numbers of followers on social media.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - Remember the days when the most popular person in school was the football captain, head prefect or prom queen?

For those in school today, the most popular people are likely those with the largest numbers of followers on social media.

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