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The Patch Chicago network operates an incredibly engaged collection of Facebook pages. 
  • Last year, our fan base grew by 45 percent over the previous year. In 2013, the number of
    fans grew by 105 percent over 2012.
  • Our fans outnumber the followers of all suburban newspaper Facebook pages combined. Patch Chicago fans even outnumber the social media followers of the Chicago Sun-Times.
  • The pages with the most fans are in Joliet, Plainfield, Oak Lawn, Oswego, Tinley Park,
    New Lenox, Beverly-Mount Greenwood, Orland Park, Naperville, Oak Forest and Bolingbrook.

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