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Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz Trigger Top Twitter GOP Debate Moments

Nearly 8-in-10 Latinos use social media, and Twitter was definitely active during the third Republican presidential debate.
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LATISM '15: Latino Tech group to Focus on Diversity, Jobs, and Policy at 7th Annual Convention

Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media, or LATISM, announced it will be holding its seventh annual national convention in late October. With the national election one year away, the theme of this year's LATISM'15 gathering in Washington D.C. will be "Igniting Latinos to Drive the Innovation Economy."
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Social Media Saturday: Facebook Takes Off, Twitter Looks Shaky, and Two Social Networks Reveal Unsurprisingly Low Diversity

This week in social media, Facebook took a victory lap on Wall Street, while Twitter's earnings next week look to be disappointing. Also disappointing, but not surprising, were the diversity figures released this week by Twitter and Pinterest.
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Manos Accelerator, Catalyst for Latino Startups, Announces Second Round Finalists

Google may have released unflattering diversity figures recently (in a move that at least got the conversation started about the lack of minorities in Silicon Valley), but the tech giant is at least trying to bring about change. One initiative, a continuing partnership with Latino startup incubator Manos Accelerator, has just announced its second round of startups for its program.
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Social Media Saturday: Facebook's Mobile Ads and News Push, Pinterest Gets Its Own Search Feature, and Instagram Gets More Personal

This week in social media, Facebook introduced two new products in its continued quest for dominance in everything. Pinterest added "Guided Search" (a very Pinteresty search engine), Instagram's Explore page is now more personalized, and Facebook's $19 billion buddy, WhatsApp, reached half a billion users. It's time for Social Media Saturday!
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Social Media Saturday: Twitter in Turkey, Vine and ChatON Get SnapChatty, and 'Cuban Twitter' Plot Exposed

This week in social media, Turkey lifted its Twitter ban, Vine and ChatOn added ShapChat features, WhatsApp experienced growing pains, and it turns out the U.S. government created a "Cuban Twitter" to stir Cuban unrest against their leaders. It's time for Social Media Saturday!

SXSW 2014 News: Latinos in Technology Talk Empowerment, Feel a Little Left Out

Latinos in technology had a presence at South by Southwest Interactive this year, with varying degrees of turnout and success. Sessions at the SXSW Latinos in Technology pre-conference focused on how modern technology affects Latino communities, while at the same time feeling a little left out of the SXSW community.
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U.S. Latinos Are "Ahead of the Digital Curve" - Nielsen Study

"Hispanics are ahead of the digital curve" according to a new report from Nielsen, which found that the average Latino is more likely to own a smartphone and frequently use cutting-edge digital media on the internet.
Bill Gato, Latino Entrepreneur and now CEO of Hispanicize Wire

Latino Entrepreneur Bill Gato Reunites as CEO of Newswire and PR Company Hispanicize Wire

Latino tech and media innovator Bill Gato was named CEO of Latino press release distribution service Hispanicize Wire on Monday, rejoining the Latino-centric PR and wire service firm that he helped put together years ago.
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Social Media Saturday: Pinterest Tests GIFs, Twitter Reaches Out to Latinos, Facebook Mocks Princeton, and Google+ Goes Down

A lot happened this week in the world of social media. Pinterest started testing GIFs, Princeton declared that Facebook would die in three years, Facebook released a clever rejoinder, Instagram was revealed to be the fastest-growing social media platform on the planet, and Google+ went down, along with Gmail services, but hardly anyone noticed. Let's dive into Social Media Saturday!
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Twitter Begins to Emphasize its Diversity, Starting with Latinos

Twitter, which went public in an IPO late last year, is looking to differentiate itself and find more users - and more importantly, advertisers - now that it has to generate revenue for shareholders.
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