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Paris Hilton: Social media is amazing

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Paris Hilton: Social media is amazing

Paris Hilton says social media is "amazing" and has had a positive effect on her life.

The 35-year-old DJ-and-businessman is a committed Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram user and although many celebrities complain about trolls abusing them, Paris' experience has mainly been wonderful and has brought her closer to her fans.

In an interview with Prestige Hong Kong magazine, she said: "Social media is amazing! It has given me a way to directly connect and chat to fans in a way I never could have done before. I often launch contests or ask fans questions or even meet up with fans when I travel - all through connecting on social media. I also enjoy sharing some of my happiest times and moments and letting fans experience them with me.

Paris has 13.7 followers on Twitter and 5.9 million fans on Instagram making her one of the most popular people on both platforms.

Although she has embraced social media she doesn't want to try online dating because she is too scared of attracting stalkers.

The blonde beauty - who split from her boyfriend, Swiss millionaire Thomas Gross, earlier this year - said: "I never have tried dating sites or apps. I would be too scared of stalkers. I've heard some crazy stories from my friends!"