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West Harlem »

3,000 People Crash Party and Trash Riverside Park, Neighbors Say

Videos of people jumping on cars were posted to Instagram with the hastag Project X.

Washington Heights »

NYPD's First Bilingual Twitter Account to Be Launched Uptown

Deputy Inspector Fausto Pichardo will tweet about crime and safety in Spanish and English.

Fort Greene »

'Fight Club' Outside Atlantic Center Mall Eyed by NYPD

A "fight club" organized on social media meets behind the complex with an OfficeMax.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Slow Zone Advocates Launch Social Media Campaign

Supporters launched a new website, Facebook page, Twitter account and online petition.

Civic Center »

Police Commissioner Bratton Brushes Off NYPD Twitter Backlash

The police commissioner said the department would continue wading into social media.

Ozone Park »

NYPD Commanding Officer Who Tweeted ‘Release Alerts’ Is Back on Twitter

Commander Jeffrey Schiff is now tweeting from the 106th Precinct in Queens. 

St. George »

Selfie Campaign Aims to Spread Love of Staten Island

Borough President James Oddo is asking Staten Islanders to take selfies at borough landmarks.

Grasmere »

Creepy Clown Spotted on Streets of Staten Island

A mysterious clown holding balloons has been seen on the streets of Staten Island.

Chelsea »

Twitter to Move Headquarters to Chelsea, Report Says

The company leased more than 140,000 square feet on West 17th Street, according to reports. 

Upper West Side »

Co-op Owners Now Have Their Own Social Networking Site

My Coop aims to help residents get to know each other and organize for building improvements.  

Chelsea »

Education Department Rolls Out Rules to Help Kids Navigate Social Media

Online profiles may follow students their whole lives, they’ll be reminded.

Washington Heights »

Suicidal Teen Saved by Port Authority Facebook Messages, Officials Say

"I am thinking of jumping," the 18-year-old posted on Facebook with photos of the GWB, the PAPD said.

Cobble Hill »

Boutique Hotel Celebrates 'Sensation' Dance Party with Photo Contest

The winning concertgoers can score an overnight stay for 2014's Brooklyn "Sensation," the hotel said.

Far Rockaway »

Queens Man Arrested for Making Facebook Threats After Zimmerman Verdict

Remel Newson, 20 was simply posting the lyrics of a Drake song, his lawyer says.

East Harlem »

Gang War Crackdown Nets 63 People Accused of Terrorizing East Harlem

Authorities provided a two-page glossary of slang and code words used on social media and taped calls.