Beto O’Rourke and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have mastered Instagram Stories

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In a world increasingly obsessed with social media, today’s politicians have found a secret weapon: Instagram stories.

By documenting their daily activities using Instagram’s Stories and Live features, rising political stars like Beto O’Rourke and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have given supporters a rare glimpse at some of the most humanizing moments in their lives.

For many, the stripped down, extremely casual content – think cooking dinner at home or doing DIY projects with family – serves as a refreshing change from polished speeches and the formality of campaign trails. And so far political Instagram seems to be a big hit. Read more…

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