Snapchat is a mobile application that allows people to take and share pictures and videos instantly, which can be tagged by location. This geofilter aspect can function as a tool for city diplomacy, especially since many of...KEEP READING
Instagram: World Leaders on Display
Instagram is a visual communications app that encourages users to share and comment on photos and videos. The app is especially popular among world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who use the digital platform to share behind-the-scenes images, or snaps, of their personal lives. A recent digital diplomacy study found that more than 130 world leaders and heads of state now have Instagram accounts, underscoring the app's ability to connect foreign governments and citizens online.
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