12 of the Most Influential Celebrities on the Internet

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Time magazine compiled its annual list of "The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet," and some of the names may surprise you (or throw you into a deep depression).

While the full list contains many self-made social media stars, a number of traditional celebrities made the list. However, what may be more shocking is who didn't make the list (we imagine Kylie Jenner's throwing a fit).

We've included some of the more recognizable names here for your scoffing pleasure. 

1. Kanye West

Kanye West
One thing's for certain, as infuriating as he might be, Kanye West has dominated Twitter during the first few months of 2016 with his insane rants and declarations of genius. We shudder to think he's actually "influential," but he's definitely been commanding attention.

2. Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian
No surprise here. With nearly 64 million followers on Instagram, Kim makes headlines with a single post. Her nude selfie earlier this month sparked an internet-wide debate over naked photos and slut-shaming.

3. Donald Trump

Donald Trump
Donald Trump uses Twitter to campaign for the presidency by flinging immature insults at his political opponents - or anyone who isn't totally Team Donald. Some have called him the Kanye West of politics.

4. Drake

With "Hotline Bling" topping the charts last year, Drake's music video for the song inspired numerous parodies, memes and gifs that circulated around the interwebs. His public feud with Meek Mill also kept many eyes on his social media feeds.

5. Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner had all eyes on her when she publicly transitioned from male to female last year. When she joined Twitter, she racked up more than one million followers in less than four hours, beating President Obama's record.

6. Joshua Holz and Daniel Lara

Joshua Holz and Daniel Lara
Damn, Daniel! Many folks just don't understand how these high schoolers got famous on Snapchat for posting run-of-the-mill videos of a regular teen accompanied by the exclamation "Damn, Daniel." Nevertheless, they are now an internet sensation and were featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. (Even Ellen herself didn't make the list, so that's saying something.)

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Trump, Drake, Tess Holliday, James Corden, J.K. Rowling, Cristiano Ronaldo, DJ Khaled
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