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Salma Hayek: Social media newbie

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If you felt as if there was someone missing from social media, we have the pleasure of welcoming a new and long awaited member, Mexican actress Salma Hayek. This week she made her debut by sharing her first post on Facebook, as well as posting a group selfie on Instagram. Her Facebook has been up Read More

Rodner Figueroa: Foot in mouth disease

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Ever wonder what goes through someone’s mind the moment before a racial remark comes out of their mouth? Especially the remarks that are said by people that are part of a national television show. Racism has been in the mainstream light more than usual lately, more recently with Univision host Rodner Figueroa who was terminated Read More

Media matters to combat Latino stereotypes

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The Research group Media Matters  is taking small but very relevant steps to ensure that the Latino audience is no longer misinformed on subject matters that sway their decisions through mass media, decisions that significantly impact their lives on a daily basis. If you are like me and dissect everything the media says, you might Read More

Join Us for the On the Go with Honey Maid GoBites Twitter Party

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Between soccer and ballet practice, piano and karate, our schedules are hectic. Our on-the-go families keep us moving. That’s why it’s important to provide snacks that keep everyone moving. New Honey Maid GoBites are filled crackers with crispy pockets of delicious fillings that provide 5 grams of protein and 7 grams of whole grains in Read More

Buzzfeed is gaining a Latino audience

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One thing that Latinos enjoy is being recognized and appreciated. Buzzfeed is a popular website filled with news coverage and entertainment. May I also add how addictive their quizzes are. Quizzes like How Many Of These Movies Made You Cry, Which Super Bowl Snack Are You, and Are You A Ride Or Die Friend seriously Read More

When 15 seconds of fame is too much

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Vine sensation Lauren Giraldo proves that those seeking 15 seconds of fame have it all wrong. The trick is to upload short, six-second, looping video clips via Vine – a short-form video sharing service founded in June 2012 and later acquired by Twitter in October of that same year. The 16-year-old from Florida has rocketed Read More

Follow your passion

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Juan J. Camilo, the founder of Dyckman Beer Company is inspiring and we can learn a thing or two from him. He followed his passion of culinary arts, his imagination and experimentation allowed him to concoct different beer flavors. The most poignant part to all of this is that the real reason behind his creativity Read More

Parents and Social Media

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As a parent, do you think twice about what you post on Social Media?  Whether your page is private or not, your social media accounts are out there forever.  Forget privacy settings, you know you can ask someone to show you another person’s page if they are friends with them.  It is important to keep Read More

Words of Advice for Minorities looking to break into the Tech Industry

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Don’t be fooled, there are Latinos and African American candidates highly prepared for Tech jobs.  A study by USA Today, found that  Blacks and Latinos majoring in computer science and computer engineering are graduating at twice the rate compared to the amount actually being hired within the tech industry. Yet Silicon Valley, has under 5% Read More

What would life be without Google

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As we near the start of 2015, the popular searches of 2014 are out. Specifically, a Latino  google search list came out. The searches that topped the list were Ebola, selfies, and Chespirito. Each of these searches are important for various reasons. I’ll tell you why, in my thoughts. Ebola really got a lot of Read More