Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel Becomes First Mayor With Google+ Brand Page

Rahm Emanuel

Rahm EmanuelNewly elected Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls himself an “early adopter” of technology and social media and on Thursday he proved that point when he became the first mayor in the country to feature his very own Google+ brand page, an option that Google has just begun to roll out.

Speaking of his new Google+ presence the Chicago mayor said:

“This is an exciting new way for us to continue an open, public dialogue with Chicagoans and the 40 million people using Google+,” and “We will continue to search for new, innovative ways for the public to stay connected and hold government accountable.” [Read more…]