New York City is undertaking an effort to update and streamline The Big Apple's social media presence.

FOX News Radio's Brett Larson explains in this edition of "FOX on Tech"...

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NEW YORK CITY MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG IS HOPING TO HOP ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA BANDWAGON AND BEEF UP THE CITY'S TECHNOLOGY OFFERINGS. THEY'LL START BY REDESIGNING THE CITY'S WEBSITE AND LETTING RESIDENTS AND VISITORS USE SOCIAL MEDIA SITE, FOURSQUARE, TO CHECK IN TO PUBLIC PLACES AND EARN BADGES. BUT THEY'LL ALSO MAKE THE INTERNET MORE WIDELY AVAILABLE.

"WE'LL MAKE WI-FI AVAILABLE IN MORE PUBLIC PLACES, EXPAND NEW YORKER'S BROADBAND OPTIONS, AND ALSO PROVIDE INTERNET CONNECTIONS TO MORE NEW YORKERS, INCLUDING SENIORS WHO ARE STILL NOT ONLINE," BLOOMBERG SAYS.

A STREAMLINED FACEBOOK PAGE IS ALSO IN THE WORKS TO HELP RESIDENTS STAY IN TOUCH WITH CITY OFFICIALS