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Friday, August 28, 2009

Featured for Follow Friday & Viva Viernes - 8-28-09

This week my Featured Follow Friday list recognizes the Latino media on Twitter. Follow these tweeple to keep up on the many facets of the Latino community. I'll be adding to the list and changing the featured group each week. So please come by again. -- Raul Ramos y Sanchez


Featured this week:

Latino media:

@LaFronteraTimes

@MexicoReporter

@UnivisionCorp

@VivirLatino

@Marcela_Elisa [El Planeta]

@OCGente

@SiTV

@MariaSantana [MegaTV]

@VMRamos [Orlando Sentinel]

@AlsyAcevedo [Orlando Sentinel]


OTHER NOTABLES


Tweeps don’t get any better than these:

@UltraPunch @DelgadoMan @baffled @LizzysBits @shiprachauhan @woodychapel @Carrie_in_TN @2newcats @colombiancoffee @kathleenfuller @TheJLV @LosPollitos @MsLatina @virtualhispanic @TikiTikiblog @GreeGreece @Geurtie @Fritinancy @jenniferkate @ebkennel @sharlr @akintundedisu @SocialSammy @RReventsmktg @VizionG @LouVictor @rscottwillis @KristinaThorpe @nreazon @artistikem @NextMoon @FrankKamadin @mariaschneider @artlinkgallery @jigsawverbiage @SpanishSEO @CindyOlivera @hijadecano @ErndoggLA @AdrianUribarri @tfss @John_Rivera @jafurtado @saaem @DebraSnider @vmramos @Julito77 @BrucePatrick23 @rebeccacoffey @efrainortizjr @mizwrite @mliee92 @rng888 @mslatina @sanchez9666 @maxmacias


Writers & poets:

@writin2insanity @SpeaksBeliefs @rowenacherry @catcarr1 @jlipnack @mcalvani @CraftyChica @JeremyCShipp @bertaplatas @paperbackjack @juliaamante @RLBHartmann @jasonmitchener @jamesscottbell @zadoorian @benmezrich @AlegraClarke @helentse @barryhutchison @davidweedmark @patryf @mizwrite


True blue tweets:

@tcravet Teresa Carbajal Ravet - Spanish translator & multilingual bookshop café owner

@jessienuez Jessie Nuez – NYC mom and social media fanatic

@nilkibenitez Nilki Benitez – A writer with a flower for a soul

@mami2mommy Mami Jennifer from the peach tree state

@augustin_erba Augustin Erba - Swedish author of LONELY BRIDGES

@RoseValenta Rose Valenta - So funny the Chianti will come out your nose.

@Charlie_Haas Charlie Haas – Author of THE ENTHUSIAST

@maxvasquez Max Vasquez - Award-winning composer

@eljumpingbean El Guapo – Satirist/superhero

@DevonEllington Devon Ellington - Writes fiction, non-fiction theatre and sports


Latinos in Social Media All-Stars:

@Julito77 Julio Ricardo Varela – “El Rey” and originator of VivaViernes

@LuisPagan Louis Pagan – “El Padrino” of Latism

@AnaRC CEO of Premier Social Media

@ergeekgoddess Elianne Ramos – “Speak Hispanic?” blogger & my cousin by ink

@urbanjibaro George Torres – He’s got it going on

@JuanTornoe Juan Tornoe – Hispanic Trending founder

@NancyPerez Nancy Arroyo-Perez – Social Success Coach


Activists:

@pedrotoledo @The_Advocates @ImmPolitic @Brian_Howes @CCIR @Pov2Opportunity @kyledeb


Making a difference:

@felix_sanchez Felix Sanchez - Co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts

@weskriesel Wes Kriesel - Supporting teachers and students

@kimwayans Kim Wayans - Actress, comedian, playwright, & author of AMY HODGEPODGE, ,

@REFORMAnet National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking

@sacultura - Celebrating Hispanic culture in San Antonio


Women of Power (Mujer del Poder)

@bronzeword Jo Ann Hernandez – Tireless supporter of Latino writers. Author of WHITE BREAD COMPETITION

@Carrie_in_TN Carrie Ferguson Weir - Writer, publicist, multiple entrepreneur, saucy wit

@promodiva Traci Hayner Vanover - Writer, marketer, business consultant, political pundit

@kellymullaney Kelly Mullaney - Web designer, photographer, community supporter, positive energy

@LatinaLeader Aurelia Flores - Founder of PowerfulLatinas.com, an inspiring leader and example

@carogonza Carolyn Gonzalez – Energetic, engaging blogger - Has the best Twitter avatar ever

@MeghnaK Meghna K -14-year-old student from India - Her blog will blow you away