Report finds technology usage increasing among Latinos

LatinaLista — It’s only fitting that the Pew Hispanic Center would release a report on the state of Latinos and digital technology during this week, otherwise known as Social Media Week. According to the report, Latinos and Digital Technology, 2010, there are several key factors that determine Latino usage of technology — nativity, education, language…

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New app lets people sound off in realtime about President’s State of the Union Address

LatinaLista.net — These are politically volatile times that trigger immediate responses from people to whatever political rhetoric they are hearing. Sometimes, they agree and sometimes they disagree with what they hear but the important thing is that everyone is voicing an opinion. Yet, aside from their own circle of friends, immediate family members or the…

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Pregnancy site launches first of its kind instant messaging chat feature in both Spanish and English

LatinaLista.net — When most women get pregnant, it’s not long before they realize that their mothers and abuelas didn’t tell them everything that happens to their bodies when pregnant. Sometimes the changes are so personal that moms-to-be are embarrassed to talk about them or the questions are so basic they don’t want to look stupid….

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New report highlights best practices to reach Latinos via text message campaigns

LatinaLista.net — A recent study from Scarborough Research outlined how Latinos love their cell phones. In fact, for many low-income Latinos, buying a smart phone is considered a first computer purchase. According to the study, “sixty-four percent of Hispanics with a mobile phone use it to text message, compared to 56% of all mobile users,…

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Global campaign underway to fight human trafficking

LatinaLista.net — January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Yesterday, January 11, was Human Trafficking Awareness Day. It’s reported that 27 million people worldwide are enslaved today. Whether it’s prostituting children and women or forcing people to do domestic chores or provide cheap factory labor, enslaving people still lives on as an underworld…

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