Potential Use of Social Media in the NEPA Process

NCHRP 25-25/80

Interactive Tools Matrix

Collage of Social Networking Products

Social Networking


The largest of the social networks (it boasts more than 500 million active users), Facebook has become a popular destination for people, businesses, and organizations to connect and share information. www.facebook.com

Features: P; CI; AC; SCP; GL; MM; MC
Benefits: Significant potential population reach, versatility, simplicity, public familiarity, compatibility with several platforms.
Enhances or enhanced by: Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Pinterest, Flipsnack, Hootsuite, Pagecentrix, Blog sites
Potential NEPA Application: Interactive discussion with a broad range of stakeholders during the study process; ability to provide project information and updates and receive real-time feedback from users.
Notes: Use a personable tone and share information that is not necessarily project-specific, but of interest to your followers.