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Michelle Obama has joined Snapchat, and you can follow along

The first lady will use Snapchat, the social network that's famous for its short-lived disappearing messages, to highlight the stories of hard-working girls around the world.

Michelle Obama, the first lady of the United States, has joined Snapchat in an attempt to reach a younger audience and inspire them.


The first lady will use Snapchat to "give young people everywhere a fun way to follow her trip, learn about the more than 62 million girls around the world who aren't in school, and take action to support them," according to an official blog post and a White House press release on Tuesday

She'll be taking a trip to Liberia, Morocco and Spain starting June 27 and returning July 1, which she'll be documenting on her Snapchat account.

If you want to follow along, her Snapchat account is "MichelleObama." You can also simply scan her profile pic using the Snapchat app, which the White House has conveniently provided in JPEG form. See it above.

Obama joining Snapchat is just the latest item in a recent White House social media blitz.

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