Chicago (/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃɪˈkɔːɡoʊ/) is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles. With 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in both the U.S. state of Illinois and the American Midwest. Its metropolitan area, sometimes called Chicagoland, is home to 9.5 million people and is the third-largest in the United States. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and experienced rapid growth in the mid-nineteenth century.
Posts about Chicago
  • Google Updates Search, Maps to Help Users Plan Ahead During the Holidays

    … Google released a series of updates for Google Search and Google Maps, which were designed to help users manage their time during the holiday season. First, Google updated the Popular Times feature in Google Search and Google Maps to show users a real-time look at how crowded a location is at the current time. The feature already showed users…

    AllFacebookin Google- 16 readers -
  • Is Toxic Social Media Destroying Your Brand?

    … Surprisingly, even the biggest companies can be clueless about social media. In the stone age of advertising before the web, when we were still advertising in print and with commercials, you got to define your brand. Consumers didn’t have access to unlimited information about your company and thousands of reviews. Those days are gone. Your…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 35 readers -
  • Pokemon Go: The Accidental Social Media Sensation

    …, Azerbaijan, you could have participated in a Pokemon Go flash mob organized on Facebook. If you are interested, there is a Pokemon Go cosplay meetup occurring Aug. 26 at Konak Pizza & Grill in Chicago– just to name a few of the tons of Pokemon Go events being organized every day on the world’s largest social network. As a sign of how pervasive Pokemon…

    Inside Facebookin Social Paid Search Google Facebook- 22 readers -
  • LinkedIn Acquires PointDrive

    … LinkedIn announced its acquisition of business-to-business sales application provider PointDrive. Vice president of product David Thacker announced the acquisition in a blog post, saying that PointDrive fits LinkedIn’s mission to “connect the world’s professionals.” Thacker wrote: PointDrive’s talented team has built an easy-to-use app…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 28 readers -
  • Facebook Debuts Featured Events on iOS App in 10 U.S. Cities

    … and sports. The 10 cities at launch are: Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., Constine reported. Product manager Aditya Koolwal told Constine the curators will avoid events with political or religious themes in order to minimize the potential of being accused of bias, adding: You…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 32 readers -
  • Street Culture: Parking App SpotHero and Employees Working Out the Kinks

    …. Headquartered in Chicago, the company grew from 35 employees to 75 in 2015, and is currently hiring for about 20 positions. The company is anticipating employee needs and is working to stay ahead of the curve in creating policies that will keep everyone engaged and the business moving forward. Elissa Beckman, head of talent and HR at SpotHero, started…

    Street Fight- 28 readers -
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