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Shakira And Ronaldo Top +3's 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking
May 03, 2012 (04:05 PM EDT)
Musicians and athletes dominate @Plus_Three's semiannual analysis of leading Latinos in social media
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- @Plus_Three, the leading online marketing firm for Hispanic causes and organizations, today released its 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking (#2012LatinoRanking) analysis. The list was dominated by singers and soccer stars with singer Shakira, who boasts over 49 million Facebook likes and 15 million Twitter followers, leading the way. Real Madrid soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, singer Selena Gomez, FC Barcelona soccer player Lionel Messi, and singer Enrique Iglesias rounded out the top five Latino celebrities, totaling over 223 million followers and likes.
The international list of 40 influential Latinos spans nine countries. Half of the social media icons were born in the United States, including six Puerto Ricans, while seven were born in Spain and six in Brazil.
"The list showcases the extraordinary reach of Latino celebrities who, together, have over 600 million followers on Facebook and Twitter," said Plus Three President and Co-Founder, Juan Proano. "That is a fanbase larger than the populations of the United States, Spain, and Brazil combined. With the celebrities adding at least ten thousand new followers each day, the power of Latinos in social media is vast and expanding."
The 2012 Latino Social Media Ranking is one example of Plus Three's expertise in navigating the latest in technology, identifying trends and opportunities, and building movements to help clients achieve their goals.
To learn more, visit Plus Three's website at http://www.plusthree.com, or contact Alice Lincoln at (866) 945-4889 ext. 707.
Founded in 2002, Plus Three is a state-of-the-art web-design and technology company that helps nonprofit, membership, and political organizations promote social change in America. Plus Three's demonstrated commitment to developing innovative and effective online fundraising and advocacy tools has helped its clients raise over $250 million and engage over 12 million people – educating them and moving them to act in support of the causes and candidates they care about. To learn more, please visit: www.plusthree.com
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