By Antonia Cereijido, Latino USA
Seventy-two percent of Latinos over eighteen own smartphones – almost ten percent more than the national average. We try to answer why Latinos use phones at higher rates and what mobile technology could mean for health, finances, and democracy.
This article was originally pubshed in Latino USA.
Antonia Cereijido is a recent graduate of Medill, Northwestern University’s School of Journalism where she majored in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Spanish. She was born in Spanish Harlem but grew up in Southern California. Antonia writes about entertainment for The Huffington Post. She has interned at Endgame Entertainment and MiTu Network and was the second camera assistant on Josefina Lopez’s film Detained in the Desert.[Photo courtesy of Latino USA]