Today, Fox News Latino, a site that features the latest breaking news, politics, economic and lifestyle stories impacting the Latino community, announced an initial content-sharing partnership with Being Latino, the fastest growing and largest Latino-based fan page on Facebook.
The partnership will involve cross-linking between FNL’s Latino News of the Week feature and BL’s Being Latino on Facebook feature. The Latino News would appear on BL’s site and the Being Latino on Facebook would appear on FNL’s site. The goal of this unique arrangement is to connect the sites’ readers and fans to the respective sites.
“We’re very excited about this partnership with Being Latino. We think it’s a natural match,” said Adrian Carrasquillo, a producer/writer for Fox News Latino who also manages FNL’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter. “Fox News Latino provides Being Latino with the ‘Latino News of the Week’, five of our top stories, in a bit.ly bundle. They give us ‘Being Latino This Week on Facebook’, a look at the Latino Facebook conversation.”
Being Latino founder Lance Ríos agrees: “I’m extremely excited to have the opportunity to partner up with Fox News Latino. We chose to move forward given we shared many of the same values and applaud FNL’s efforts for recognizing that there are English-speaking Latinos (both Left and Right) who are interested in current events. EVP of Blogger Relations, Libby Julia-Vasquez, will be writing the weekly blurb summing up the most popular blogs from our talented roster of bloggers for the week and will submit to FNL in a section named ‘Being Latino this week on Facebook.’ I can’t be more excited for this opportunity and thank the forward-thinking staff at FNL for being equally as confident in us as we are with them.”
We think this partnership is, as they say in the blogging biz, a “no brainer.” Very exciting news.