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Will 2016 Be The Snapchat Election?

WAUKEE, IA - APRIL 25:  A vendor sell campaign buttons at the Point of Grace Church before the start of the Iowa Faith and Fr
WAUKEE, IA - APRIL 25: A vendor sell campaign buttons at the Point of Grace Church before the start of the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015 in Waukee, Iowa. The Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, a conservative Christian organization, hosted 9 potential contenders for the 2016 Republican presidential nominations at the event. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

During the 2008 presidential race, two online upstarts, Politico and The Huffington Post, elbowed their way onto the rope line and, for better or for worse, helped change the way campaigns were covered. In 2012, it was BuzzFeed’s turn. The site that specialized in cute kittens and funny lists turned up at the Iowa caucuses and sped up the news cycle even further, flooding Twitter feeds with tidbits from the trail.

Will 2016 be the Snapchat election?

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