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Facebook might be in Crisis, but this Mexican Lonchería Is Thriving

Facebook, the once almighty social media, is undergoing one of the worst crises of its history, with its leadership covering up really bad stuff –and very smart people (i.e. yours truly) just quitting the thing altogether. But none of this … Continue reading

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How a Quinceañera Party in Mexico Became a Viral Sensation

OK you might have no idea who any of these people are, but thanks to Facebook, the Ibarra Family from San Luis Potosí, Mexico might be hosting the biggest fiesta in the history of YUUUUGE FIESTAS. After the proud father of a quinceañera named Ruby … Continue reading

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Forget about Mattel’s. This is the Real Barbie Mexicana

Mexican native Omar Ariel Cortés has created a Facebook page showcasing a world in which Mattel’s famous Barbie doll leaves her magical world to join a more sinister one: the world of drug dealing, breast cancer, single motherhood, prostitution and … Continue reading

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Upon Helping America Re-elect Barack Obama, Eva Longoria Moves on to Pick New Potato Chip Flavor

Eva Longoria, this blogger’s favorite retro-acculturated Latina, might have been successful in her quest to get Barack Obama re-elected. But this time she needs your vote to accomplish something yet more significant -and potentially delicious: She wants your VOTE to … Continue reading

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The 2012 Election on my Facebook Timeline

One of the best things about being silly, is that you tend to attract similar characters to your life (or, in this case, to your Facebook timeline, which is basically the same.) Here’s a taste of what my stupid creative Facebook … Continue reading

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Latino Moms Dress up Kids in Nestlé Parafernalia for no Apparent Reason

Remember when Facebook was this fun place to hang out with friends and family? Well, it looks like Mark Zuckerberg has succeeded in turning his social network into a fun place to hang out with friends, family…. and a bunch … Continue reading

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¡Ay, Nanita! FB Wants Me to Friend ‘This Guy’

What did I ever do to Mark Zuckerberg that now he wants me to friend el “innombrable“? Just FYI: I did send him a friendship request, but I am still waiting for his answer. Unbelievably, though, he has over 4,000 … Continue reading

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