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Bill 'BuzzFeed' de Blasio Taps Power of Social Media for Public Outreach

The de Blasio administration has tried to harness social media to reach New Yorkers directly.

Long Island City »

108 Precinct Officers Find Lost Dog in Sunnyside, Track Down Owner

Snowy's owner was found a few hours later after the NYPD's 108th Precinct tweeted his photo.

Park Slope »

Flame the Snake Reunited With Family After Going Missing for 8 Months

A terrified neighbor called 911 after discovering the pet snake on the stairs outside her apartment.

South Beach »

PHOTOS: Dozen Seals Spotted Off the Staten Island Coast

The photos showed several seals sunning themselves on offshore rocks near Staten Island.

East Village »

How 5 Small NYC Businesses Are Winning on Social Media

Small business owners say their social media efforts are yielding new customers and more sales. 

Park Slope »

How Would You Spend $1.5M in City Cash? Councilman Uses Twitter for Ideas

City Councilman Brad Lander is using Twitter to get ideas for participatory budgeting suggestions.

TriBeCa »

Taylor Swift Declares Her Love For New York With New Song

The popular pop-singer's new song "Welcome to New York" was released on Tuesday.

Midtown »

City Soliciting Feedback From Small Business Owners

The city is asking for feedback from small business owners to see how it can better serve them.

Greenwich Village »

Win Free Tickets to Food Festival by Sharing Photos of Your Favorite Dishes

Win a pair of $50 tickets to Taste of the Village by posting photos of the top dishes at local eateries.

East Harlem »

NYPD's Twitter Boss Apologizes After Harlem Commander's Hostile Tweets

An NYPD deputy said officials "will make mistakes" along the way, but will continue to use social media.

Forest Hills »

Meet the Man in Charge of the NYPD's Twitter Outreach Program

Deputy Commissioner Zachary Tumin said a strong social media presence is a "must-have tool" for police.

Civic Center »

City Agencies Add Gay Pride Flag Into Twitter Logos at Mayor's Request

Dozens of agencies changed their social media profiles for Pride Week following de Blasio's request.

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.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Precinct Captain Connects to the Neighborhood Using Twitter

The 25th Precinct is one of five in the city to use Twitter under a trial program.

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