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 with news and funny Mexican memes.
1. El Deforma
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.
2. BuzzFeed LATAM
Irreverent social news and entertainment site featuring viral content such as funny memes in Spanish, humorous lists, and celebrity gossip.
3. Cultura Colectiva
Edgy arts and entertainment site based in Mexico City.
4. Verne México – El País
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).
6. Chilango Magazine
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.
7. México Desconocido
Discover Mexico’s quirkiest off-the-beaten-path experiences and destinations.
8. La Ruta de la Garnacha
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.
9. Revista Algarabía
Unique magazine devoted to the arts, Latin literature, and language.
10. Quizzes En Español
If you love Facebook quizzes, this one is for you. Lots of slangy Spanish and Mexican pop culture references.
11. Instituto Nacional de Bellos Memes – INBM
More clever memes made in Mexico.
12. Revista Proceso
Ready for something more intellectual? Follow Mexico’s leading investigative news magazine, renowned for its left-wing journalism.
13. La Correctora
Have more Facebook recommendations for learning Mexican Spanish? Please share your suggestions for Mexican Spanish Facebook pages in the comments.
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