WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Republican Conference (SRC) today announced it has joined Instagram, the popular photo-sharing social network site, as a way to continue expanding the Republican conference’s digital outreach. With 90 million monthly active users, Instagram’s innovative photo-sharing platform is an opportunity for the SRC to share digital content with a larger audience, including its current social network of nearly 100,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter.
To view the Conference’s first Instagram picture and to follow the Senate Republicans’ account, click here.
Since becoming the SRC chairman, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) has made digital outreach a top priority. The SRC has nearly doubled its followers on Twitter in the last year alone. In January of this year, SRC released a mobile website and mobile application for Apple and Android devices.