Using Instagram for Longform Journalism

Can WIRED make Instagram journalism mainstream? “In early November, Wired became the first major publication to debut a longform story exclusively on Instagram.1 “Left Behind in a High-Speed World,” follows a man who teaches rural Mississippians about the value of being online. (Mississippi ranks last in the country for high-speed household Internet access.) The story was released as a series of 11 Instagram posts that combined stunning photography with long passages of text included in the captions.”

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