Sunday, July 21, 2024

iMarch: The Largest Virtual March in Support of Immigration Reform

A bipartisan group of voices in Washington D.C joined forces on Wednesday to kick-off The March for Innovation –or iMarch campaign – an online forum designed to push Congress towards a comprehensive immigration reform via social media. The creators of iMarch, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch, along with other politicians, CEOs and […]

Comentarios de Maria Cardona: “Latinos and Social Media”

A mobile phone screen gives a woman in Latin America a glimpse of the son she hasn’t seen since he immigrated to find work in the U.S. over 15 years ago, while another Latino mobile user logs on to Facebook from her device to update her business fan page, and yet another takes the words […]

2.7 Million U.S. Facebook Users speak Spanish

There are about 2.7 million Facebook users in the U.S. who have listed Spanish as one of their languages, this according to the company’s own add tool. About a year ago, Inside Facebook reported that there were 1.6 million U.S. users who used Facebook in Spanish. All told, Facebook’s ad tool shows there are about […]

Latino Museum Commission to present Report to Congress

The National Museum of the American Latino Commission, whose job is to study the creation of a Latino museum in the nation’s capital, will present its findings to Congress early next month. For two years the federal commission has studied what the museum might look like and researched what Latinos would like to see in […]

Facebook Game Raises Awareness of Diabetes among Latinos

A new Facebook game is combining social networking with important lifestyle and nutritional tips for Latinos living with diabetes. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and with Latinos twice as likely than Caucasians to develop this chronic disease, the newly unveiled game HealthSeeker™ Explorando tu Salud, Paso a Paso on Facebook, is looking to reverse this […]