Facebook Index Latin America

About Facebook Index
The Index aims to cover all major news publishing outlets registered as such on Facebook. According to the Facebook categorization, these platforms are registered either as “media/news company”, “media/news/publishing” or “news/media website”. The Index also covers those platforms registered as TV companies or TV channels, as they also qualify as media and news websites. Platforms registered as radio stations in Facebook categorization were not included, as most of them don’t qualify as news platform operators. We included only those radio stations that are run as part of online news platforms.
We are aware that some news operations are not registered as such. Therefore, during our monitoring, we are scoping the field to also identify these platforms.
We use local experts as well as consultancies such as the online intelligence companies Meltwater and Socialbakers to verify the data and publications included in the Index.
The Facebook Index measures the reach of news media in the Facebook Universe by comparing the followers base with the total number of Facebook users in a given country. Essentially, the Facebook Index shows you how many people media and news platforms reach in 100 Facebook users. In Latin America, we publish the list of the news platforms with a score of at least 2.
In Latin America, the Facebook Universe totaled over 320.6 million users in December 2016. Over 450 news and media platforms are being monitored in Latin America as part of this index.
 
Do you know of any news and media platforms not covered by this Index? Tell us.
Facebook Index Latin America, 2017

Rank

Country

Platform

Number of followers

Facebook Index

1

Nicaragua

La Prensa

1091255

57.4

2

Uruguay

El Pais

1326225

56.8

3

Honduras

Diario La Prensa

1329071

52.3

4

El Salvador

La Prensa Grafica

1463759

47.2

5

Paraguay

ABC Digital

1312462

44.7

6

Guatemala

Prensa Libre

2190824

41.9

7

Guatemala

Soy502

2163475

41.3

8

Nicaragua

El Nuevo Diario

720269

37.9

9

El Salvador

Noticiero Hechos

1001218

32.3

10

El Salvador

Elsalvador.com

995797

32.1

11

Costa Rica

Diario Extra

849412

29.2

12

Panama

Critica

503749

28.8

13

Paraguay

Diario Hoy Py

846881

28.8

14

Guatemala

Emisoras Unidas

1402121

26.8

15

Chile

El Ciudadano

3232060

26.6

16

Chile

Teletrece

3101131

25.6

17

Nicaragua

Canal4

476424

25.1

18

Argentina

TKM

7194794

24.6

19

El Salvador

Diario El Mundo

761412

24.6

20

Peru

RPP Noticias

3965349

21.7

21

Honduras

La Tribuna Honduras

492595

19.4

22

Honduras

Canal 6

486905

19.2

23

Nicaragua

TN8

352633

18.6

24

Argentina

Diario Clarin

5335148

18.2

25

El Salvador

ElBlog

553978

17.9

26

Nicaragua

Periodico Hoy

334706

17.6

27

Dominican Republic

Listin Diario

784509

17.4

28

Chile

Canal13

2081119

17.2

29

Chile

Radio BioBio

2036282

16.8

30

Costa Rica

El Financiero

488237

16.8

31

Panama

Telemetro

293406

16.8

32

Dominican Republic

Diario Libre

743722

16.5

33

Uruguay

Montevideo Portal

377067

16.2

34

Venezuela

La Patilla

1986419

15.1

35

El Salvador

Canal 33

466033

15.0

36

Guatemala

El Periodico Guatemala

781365

14.9

37

Bolivia

El Deber

679924

14.8

38

Ecuador

El Universo

1376302

14.1

39

Peru

Diario El Comercio

2405574

13.2

40

Ecuador

El Comercio

1268320

13.0

41

Dominican Republic

El Dia

561091

12.4

42

Honduras

Diario Tiempo

315551

12.4

43

Chile

24Horas.cl

1462620

12.0

44

Colombia

Noticias Caracol

3107951

11.7

45

El Salvador

El Faro

357809

11.5

46

Chile

Radio Cooperativa

1297647

10.7

47

Colombia

El Tiempo

2767375

10.4

48

Costa Rica

La Prensa Libre

269156

10.2

49

Honduras

Televicentro HN

258169

10.2

50

Mexico

Aristegui Noticias

6906454

10.1

51

Dominican Republic

CDN 37

444780

9.9

52

Colombia

El Espectador

2589773

9.8

53

Chile

ADN

1130267

9.3

54

Chile

LaTercera

1087229

9.0

55

Costa Rica

La Republica

257553

8.9

56

Argentina

La Nacion

2492645

8.5

57

Bolivia

Los Tiempos

392760

8.5

58

Panama

TVN Noticias

145721

8.4

59

Venezuela

Globovision

1105236

8.4

60

Guatemala

Siglo21

432250

8.2

61

Ecuador

Diario Extra

786794

8.1

62

Paraguay

La Nación Paraguay

229657

7.8

63

Brazil

Catraca Livre

7923499

7.1

64

Peru

America Noticias

1287566

7.0

65

Venezuela

El Universal

909788

6.9

66

Peru

Diario Correo

1211403

6.6

67

Colombia

Noticias RCN

1706160

6.4

68

Mexico

Noticieros Televisa

4408890

6.4

69

Brazil

UOL

6980015

6.3

70

Dominican Republic

El Caribe

281445

6.2

71

Mexico

Proceso

4234192

6.2

72

Nicaragua

100% Noticias

116860

6.2

73

Bolivia

Pagina Siete

269500

5.9

74

Chile

AhoraNoticias

706148

5.8

75

Guatemala

Publinews

299050

5.7

76

Dominican Republic

El Nuevo Diario

248013

5.5

77

Dominican Republic

Periodico Hoy

249572

5.5

78

Brazil

Folha de S. Paulo

5784840

5.2

79

Mexico

TV Azteca

3492858

5.1

80

Bolivia

La Razon

224617

4.9

81

Chile

emol

588847

4.9

82

Honduras

Canal 11

121808

4.8

83

Panama

Metrolibre

82154

4.7

84

Brazil

O Globo

5110411

4.6

85

Mexico

El Universal

3184250

4.6

86

Peru

Terra Peru

848935

4.6

87

Bolivia

ATB Bolivia

206412

4.5

88

Argentina

El Intransigente

1292792

4.4

89

Costa Rica

Noticias Monumental

127532

4.4

90

Argentina

Diario Uno

1253685

4.3

91

Mexico

Televisa

2889280

4.2

92

Peru

Peru21

767705

4.2

93

Venezuela

Noticias al Dia y al Hora

546703

4.1

94

Mexico

El Debate

2583680

3.8

95

Peru

Publimetro

674786

3.7

96

Chile

El Mostrador

421185

3.5

97

Mexico

24 Horas

2393052

3.5

98

Colombia

El Colombiano

911945

3.4

99

Mexico

La Jornada

2328168

3.4

100

Brazil

UOL Noticias

3657891

3.3

101

Argentina

Canal Encuentro

939647

3.2

102

Colombia

El Universal

843317

3.2

103

Ecuador

Diario La Hora

308011

3.2

104

Chile

Las Ultimas Noticias

381958

3.1

105

Venezuela

Notitarde

402040

3.1

106

Brazil

Estadao

3377621

3.0

107

Ecuador

Metro Ecuador

295776

3.0

108

Colombia

Pulzo

762563

2.9

109

Mexico

Regeneracion

1969688

2.9

110

Peru

Diario Gestion

520588

2.9

111

Argentina

La Voz

741733

2.5

112

Argentina

Los Andes Diario

717150

2.4

113

Argentina

Nuevo Diario Santiago del Estero

642875

2.2

114

Argentina

Dia a Dia

650439

2.2

115

Mexico

Noticias MVS

1507045

2.2

116

Argentina

Perfil.com

602096

2.1

117

Argentina

MDZ Online

624651

2.1

118

Brazil

GloboNews

2251075

2.0

Note: data on the number of likes were collected in the period 9-24 December 2016
Source: Mediapowermonitor.com, 2016
 
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