Chicago, IL —
As nearly 750,000 people celebrated gay pride in Lakeview this weekend, some Chicago revelers took to Facebook and Twitter to immediately share their experience with others, proving again that social networking has become part of our social fabric.
Spectators and participants alike grabbed their iPhones and mobile devices to share their pride experience with friends, family and in essence the world.
AT&T anticipated Chicago's gay pride parade would be a popular destination for mobile sharing, so the wireless company temporarily increased network capacity with cell on wheels, or "COWs" as they are affectionately known in the wireless industry.
The ChicagoPride.com editorial team, including myself, remained connected to the @GoPride.com Twitter feed on Sunday, sharing updates about the parade, which included breaking news about vandalism to 51 float that could have potentially delayed the start of the parade.
While keeping an eye on Twitter with the tag #chiPride, we noticed some great photos being shared from the parade. Many of the images showed the true depth of the enormous crowd.
Check out some of our favorites from TwitPic. (click the image above)Related:
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