Canada's Prime Minister Just Took Part in Snapchat’s First Q&A Live Story With a Politician

Will Trump follow Justin Trudeau's lead?

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to Snapchat today to answer questions in a Live Story, a collection of user-generated photos and videos gathered at events.

Trudeau answered seven questions from college students ranging from how he plans to make college more accessible for middle-class families to what hair products he uses and what he would bring with him to an island.

While Snapchat has done similar Q&As with Kevin Hart and Selena Gomez, today's story is the first time a politician has participated in one, possibly indicating that more elected officials will use the app as a communications platform.

Whether or not President-elect Donald Trump's administration moves from Twitter to Snapchat in the coming months will be interesting to watch, but today's story with Trudeau indicated that at least some politicians are willing to talk about hefty issues via the app.



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