If you’re like me, you spend too much time on Facebook. Fortunately, you can turn “El Feis,” as it’s known in Mexico, into a free learning tool. Follow these Facebook pages to learn Mexican Spanish while keeping up with contemporary culture in Mexico.
Mexico’s answer to The Onion. Hilarious satirical news site with the latest viral Mexican Spanish memes and jokes. (The name is a play on Reforma, one of Mexico’s major newspapers.)
Mexicans have a way of making humor out of tragedy and meme-making is a popular national pastime. Follow this site to keep your finger on the pulse of Mexican humor.
BuzzFeed a la mexicana. Irreverent social news and entertainment website featuring viral content such as funny Mexican memes in Spanish, humorous lists, and celebrity gossip.
Edgy arts and entertainment site based in Mexico City.
Humorous and educational posts on Mexican and Latin American culture and language. Lots of Mexican Spanish phrases. Run by a long-time Spanish teacher of mine from Mexico City.
Mexican edition of the online magazine for Spain’s best-selling newspaper. Lots of entertaining news and pop culture stories.
One of Mexico’s leading newspapers, based in Mexico City. Interested in other parts of the country? Other regional dailies published by Grupo Reforma to follow include El Norte (Monterrey) and Mural (Guadalajara).
Hip lifestyle, entertainment, and satire magazine focused on Mexico City. I try to build in a few days in Mexico City on each trip to Mexico. This Mexican Facebook page lets you keep on top of what’s happening in the capital.
Discover Mexico’s quirkiest off-the-beaten-path experiences and destinations.
Comedian Lalo Villar travels all over Mexico in search of the best street food (garnacha). Super entertaining and educational! Be sure to also check out his awesome Youtube channel.
Unique magazine devoted to the arts, Latin literature, and language.
If you love Facebook quizzes, this one is for you. Lots of slangy Spanish and Mexican pop culture references.
Ready for something more intellectual? Follow Mexico’s leading investigative news magazine, renowned for its left-wing journalism.
Have more Facebook recommendations for learning Mexican Spanish? Please share your suggestions for Mexican Spanish Facebook pages in the comments.
Ingrid early retired from software engineering at 43 to devote herself to language learning and travel. Her goal is to learn a new language to fluency every two years. Currently, she speaks English, German, and Spanish, and is learning Portuguese.