It's bad enough when your parents learn how to use Facebook and/or Twitter (sorry Mom, Dad) but what's even worse, if you're say, a food truck business, is when cops rain on your social networking parade. Police in Chicago have studied up on how the whole shebang works, and have been turning businesses' social media savvy against them. The Chicago Sun-Times says vendors are upset at the recent police crackdown, as some cops are using social media to find out where their trucks will be parked and then intercept them before they can even open.
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The Chicago Sun Times reports food truck operators in Chicago have met with a police crackdown. Some operators report officers lying in wait for the mobile food services to show up, threatening a variety of citations before the truc... Read Post
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