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

By documenting their daily activities exploiting Instagram’s Legend and Live boasts, rising political virtuosoes like Beto O’Rourke and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have given supporters a rare peek at some of the most humanize instants in their lives.

For numerous, the stripped down, exceedingly informal material — picture cooking dinner at home or doing DIY projections with lineage — acts as a freshening 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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