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Mexico: Social networks against narcos – Francis Pisani

Mexican web users are perhaps in the process of creating, however gropingly, something new: using social networks to make up for the absence of civil society acting against the government and against narcos. Paradoxically, it is those in power who, with their preoccupation with social networks, show the phenomenon’s power.First, institutions. In the beginning of […]

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Yumbling part 2: When Capital Fears Risk – Francis Pisani

Mexico DF – Ricard Suarez found the money he needed for launching Yumbling, his site that aggregates all possible information on entertainment in Mexico City, while incorporating social-media and gaming layers. He found enough to pay developers for a year and to launch his first applications for the web, iPhone, Nokia and Blackberry in mid-September. But now […]