social media


Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Maya, Marquez, Mandela: The Disease of Fakebook

*Facebook faking is to social media what marijuana is to drugs – a gateway addiction. *smirk* This is an intriguing read. Google makes everyone an instant expert on everything. VL By Sandip Roy, New America Media I have never read a book by Maya Angelou.However I must confess when Maya Angelou died I immediately felt I

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

LATISM13 conference: harnessing social media to improve Latinos’ lives

By Maria Camila Bernal, NBCLatino In less than five years, Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) has been able to unite thousands of Latinos in the nation in hopes of helping advance their social, civic and economic status. Over the years,...

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Latinos Are The Most Active On Social Media: Pew Report

By Robert Schoon,  Latinos Post On Monday, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released another survey tracking the use of social networking sites by adults in the United States, a statistic that the group has been following...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Scrutiny and the Rise of New Online Networks

By Jesse Luna, NewsTaco One of the primary questions at the start of a relationship is “Can I trust you?” The same is true on online relationships and in the process of vetting new connections and networks....

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

How to Add Ecommerce Capability to Your Pinterest Board

By Jesse Luna, NewsTaco This video tutorial shows you how to add ecommerce capability to your Pinterest Board. To make this happen we will tie our Pinterest pins to a social media friendlyecommerce site, Gumroad. This tutorial focuses on the Pinterest side...

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

New Media Strategies for Reaching Latino Voters

By Jesse Luna, NewsTaco This election season, voters accessed candidate and proposition information in many more ways than in previous years. We still received the stack of campaign literature in our mailboxes, were exposed to a barrage...

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Going Back to Latinos in Social Media in Texas

By Melanie Mendez-Gonzales, NewsTaco I’m headed back to the Latinos in Social Media Conference (Latism) but this time it’s in my home state of Texas: Houston, Texas October 25-27, 2012. Last year ¿Qué Means What? wasn’t even...

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Chase Confirms Fund To Aid Family of Murdered Immigrant

By Rebeldes, Latino Rebels Murder Was Recorded on Facebook It is one of the most horrific murders of the social media age. Three Chicago teens decided to play a game called “”Pick ‘Em Out and Knock ‘Em Out” at...

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Latinos Use More Social Media, But With Limits

According to the most recent research Latinos are all over social media; we love it, more than any other ethnic, racial or cultural group in the U.S.  NewsTaco has reported on this before. But, while Latinos use social...

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Digital Latinos Defined: The Hispanic Persona Project

Latinos currently fall into different levels of technology adaption, but increasingly Latinos will be adopting technology and leading the way as consumers in this space, according to a presentation from José Villa, president of Sensis who presented...

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Pinterest: When Technology Moves Too Fast For Bloggers

By Melissa Pitts A couple of weeks ago published an article on the popularity of Pinterest among food bloggers — and the pitfalls, namely copyright problems. The article mentioned one food blogger in specific who complained...

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

How To Get More Latinos At South By Southwest

The South By Southwest festival in Austin Texas just wrapped up, and as one of the Latino-centric news outlets that covered the conference and its three different components — interactive (my reporting), film, and music — there...

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Immigration, LGBT Advocates Telling Their Stories Digitally

Immigration and LGBT advocates spoke about the ways in which they utilized digital media to organize around their issues and campaigns at the Still Invisible? Waging Stories with Social Media panel Sunday at South By Southwest. The...

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