Posts in category "social media"

TechWeek 2012 in Chicago under way

TechWeek 2012 in Chicago under way
TechWeek 2012 in Chicago officially kicked off on Friday, June 22nd, and is currently under way. This event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago and will continue through Tuesday, June 26th. TechWeek is an expo event that showcases technology from Chicago companies by having several special panels and conferences. There are... Read more »

TechWeek 2012 coming up, and special discount for passes

TechWeek 2012 coming up, and special discount for passes
TechWeek Chicago officially kicks off on Friday, June 22nd. Through June 26th, this event is taking place inside The Merchandise Mart  in downtown Chicago. TechWeek is an event that showcases technology from local Chicago companies by having several panels and conferences. There are many different angles and topics being discussed, all with the main focus on technology.  ... Read more »

Super Bowl 2012 commercials use Web, mobile technology to further engage viewers

Super Bowl 2012 commercials use Web, mobile technology to further engage viewers
Super Bowl 2012 (XLVI) featured a host of advertisements from movie trailers to uniquely creative commercials selling cars. In case you happened to miss a few, which is very likely during any Super Bowl no matter how attentive one is, you can always brush up and watch all of the commercials online now afterwards. For... Read more »
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Social Media Week ends on a social note with media industry veterans

Social Media Week ends on a social note with media industry veterans
Social Media Week was a success in Chicago, and also around the world. Hosted by the Zócalo Group and The Chicago Tribune, the weeklong focus on social media ranged from discussion topics on mobile applications and the newest technology, to also focusing on how the traditional media (such as radio, TV and newspapers) are currently... Read more »

Social Media Week underway in Chicago, active online and off

Social Media Week underway in Chicago, active online and off
This week of September 19th has a host of several different networking events all around Chicago. As part of an international conference, Social Media Week brings together social media enthusiasts and technologists in a week-long series of events in cities around the world. It is a fairly unique event as the only cities other than... Read more »

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more

Weekly Tech Events for week of August 22: SocialDevCamp, Hackathon and more
SocialDevCamp Chicago is a weekend long conference and hackathon about the social web. It’s the event for social app developers, mobile developers and designers. SocialDevCamp is a weekend of discussions on social platforms, apps, APIs, mobile experiences, and new media. This starting on Friday, August 26th, and is taking place at the DePaul University Main... Read more »
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TechWeek Chicago: Saturday rundown and impressions

Saturday at TechWeek in Chicago had a fairly big emphasis on social media and social aspects in apps, games and other digital publishing uses. This unique event brought scores of technology professionals from Chicago as well as from major companies on the east and west coasts. A panel on Social Data was one of the... Read more »

Introducing Media Tech Connection blog app for Android mobile devices

Screenshot of Media Tech Connector app
Get connected to your tech news with Media Tech Connector! Introducing Media Tech Connector, a new application for Android smartphones that supplies news headlines from the Media Tech Connection blog, and what appears to be the first app available for a ChicagoNow blog. Media Tech Connector will now also provide the top ten technology news... Read more »

Weekly Tech Events for week of July 18: TechWeek, Online Strategy, Chicago Flex and more

Tech is in the spotlight as summer continues to heat up in Chicago. This week begins the official week long event called TechWeek, organized by midVentures, the organization which also puts together the successful midVentuesLAUNCH conference. TechWeek Chicago takes place from Friday, July 22 at 8am to Friday, July 29 at 7pm. The TechWeek is... Read more »
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Impressions on Google+ and the effect on social media

While Google+ seems to be open to accounts all day for people to sign up, it seems as if Google is still limiting the window to those who check the Web site at the right time or those who receive invites from friends. So while some still eagerly await the chance when they can use... Read more »