13 Facebook Pages to Learn Mexican Spanish (2018)
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 learning tool. Follow these Mexican Facebook pages to improve your Spanish and learn about contemporary culture in Mexico.
1. El Deforma
Mexico’s answer to The Onion. Hilarious satirical news site with the latest viral Mexican 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 memes, humorous lists, and celebrity gossip.
Edgy arts and entertainment site based in Mexico City.
Mexican edition of Spain’s best-selling newspaper, covering national news and entertainment and major international stories.
El País’ online magazine. 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).
Humorous and educational posts on Mexican and Latin American culture and language. Run by a long-time Spanish teacher of mine from Mexico City.
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 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.
13. Revista Proceso
Ready for something more intellectual? Follow Mexico’s leading investigative news magazine, renowned for its left-wing journalism.
Have more Facebook recommendations? Please share your suggestions in the comments.