Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Julian Castro To Racist Twitter Troll: ‘Grow Up’

By Huffington Post San Antonio’s mayor isn’t putting up with nonsense from the haters on Twitter. Julian Castro, along with fellow Texas politicians Joaquín Castro and Wendy Davis, was the subject of the August Texas Monthly cover story, which asked whether the trio could turn the state blue. Twitter user Cody Miller, who goes by the

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Sebastien de la Cruz to perform at famous mariachi concert

By Associated Press/NBCLatino An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets is coming to Albuquerque. The New Mexico-based Atrisco Companies announced this week that...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Four Ways to Add Vine Videos to Your Blog Post

By Jesse Luna, NewsTaco Updated Feb. 23, 2013 – I’m no longer recommending method #2 because in some Web browsers it asks users to download the MP4 video file which is not good. The hottest social tool...

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Join NewsTaco for a Twitter Debate Chat

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I wouldn’t ask if I knew you didn’t have something to say. But I know my NewsTaco gente. You guys are opinionated, and we love that! So let’s have a real time chat about the...

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Michael Moore Fails With Creation of #IfOnlyIWere Mexican Twitter Hashtag

By Latino Rebels The Twitter account of filmmaker Michael Moore decided to create a new hashtag called#IfOnlyIWereMexican. The tweet was in reference to the secret Mitt Romney video clip (which we published last week on this page) where Romney is...

Friday, August 31st, 2012

@MexicanMitt Returns After Twitter Suspends His Account

By Latino Rebels Last night @MexicanMitt, Twitter’s #1 political parody account (according to Politico) was suspended by Twitter a few hours before the real Mitt Romney was to give his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in...

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...

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...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Innovative Latinos Showcased At SXSW: The Social Revolución

This year at South By Southwest (SXSW) Latinos in the digital media space will have their very own lounge, party, and award ceremony highlighting their innovative work in social media and beyond. The events, wrapped into the...

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

“Mexican Mitt” Is A Latino Response To Political Doublespeak

In 2012 Latino voters are going to be critical to races across the country, yet it seems that even as candidates woo these voters with their targeted messages, the actual policies and rhetoric have not changed. Which...

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Tweet For Tat Between Cuban Blogger, Castro’s Niece

Yoani Sánchez, the writer behind the acclaimed blog Generation Y, which details daily life inside Cuba, went head-to-head on Twitter this with Mariela Castro, daughter of current leader Raul Castro. As reported by Univision, once Sánchez discovered Castro had started...

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Cultural Competency, New Media Vital To Young Latino Success

Every year I endeavor to advance the capabilities of a strategic sector of undergraduate students by providing leadership training, exposure to new Latino-based research findings and a multidimensional model for civic engagement. The majority of my pupils...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

La Revolución Será Tuiteada: Next Gen Latinos & Social Media

By José Cruz Like many, I have been watching the recent large growth of Latinos using the Internet, social media and mobile applications. It seems as if every other week a new study is coming out showing that...

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Mexicans Turn to Social Media to Document Narco Violence

By Melissa del Bosque An explosion of violence has occurred in the state of Tamaulipas in the last few weeks, and also around the city of...

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