May 16, 2011
TechCrunch | Through new official partnerships with Facebook, Twitter, and NY-based startups Foursquare and Tumblr, New York City aims to become America’s next, top digital city.
New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the city’s first, chief digital officer, Rachel Sterne, presented their Road Map for the Digital City, today.
Before formulating the plan, Sterne led a comprehensive 90-day review of the city’s current use of web, social media and mobile technology, and surveyed thousands of public and private sector organizations, and residential users in New York to understand what was missing, and what’s working well so far.
In light of her findings, and according to a public statement from her office, New York City has committed to: