Wall Street Journal gets Snapchat Discover platform

Well, someone had to introduce Gen Z to the sobering realities of world finance. The Wall Street Journal is now the 19th partner to join Discover, the Snapchat platform featuring video and editorial content from brands like Comedy Central and Refinery29. So why did WSJ partner with an app whose content disappears faster than a bad investment? “The [Snapchat users] who are really aspirational and entrepreneurial are our next CEOs,” WSJ’s Executive Emerging Media Editor, Carla Zanoni, told Re/code. “They’re the folks who will have a very long-lasting relationship with the Journal, and we’re looking to meet them where they live today.”

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