Everything else has an (ever-evolving) Facebook strategy, so why
not New York City? Perhaps because mayor Bloomberg was a little skeptical of the social-networking juggernaut: "Where do they
get the time to do it?" he asked
in October. "Shouldn't, aren't--there have got to be other things in
life to do." Skip ahead a couple months and it seems that the city will potentially be giving Facebook another go.
Rather than simply meeting with a few social media consultants to discuss strategy, he went to the Zuck himself.
Scheduled after the Facebook founder's savvy PR
appearance on SNL, the mayor apparently was advised by Mark Zuckerberg about
building a NYC Facebook site and mentioned his effort to harness crowd-sourcing in
use Facebook to communicate a lot of times, and they could use it to
share information," the "optimistic" mayor remarked (via the Daily News). "We're
trying to catch up as fast as we can."
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