Collaboration Will Foster Growth of Latino Social Media
BY MANNY RUIZ
It was a bizarre time for us at Hispanicize last week. Barely days after our Hispanicize 2011 conference, certain people who we do not even know took to personally attacking us, falsely accusing us of having a secret partnership with folks from one social media organization, hating on our friends at BeingLatino and much worse.
Our policy is not to respond to unfounded accusations because we believe the body of our work over almost THREE YEARS speaks for itself: two leading online content platforms covering Latino social media (Hispanicize) and public relations (Hispanic PR Blog) as well as two highly acclaimed national conferences that have pioneered the Latino social media space.
Other organizations have clarified their position so our industry friends have recommended that we make our own clarifications:
Hispanicize will not condone, support or even retweet any public attacks against other organizations, individuals or companies. A lot of Latino organizations and people get attacked online all the time but as a matter of principle…
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