Potential Use of Social Media in the NEPA Process

NCHRP 25-25/80

Interactive Tools Matrix

Collage of Social Networking Products

Social Networking

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking website for people with professional occupations. The site is used to connect and network with other professionals. It also is a way professionals track industry articles and information. It has more than 200 million users. www.linkedin.com

Features: P; CI; AC; SCP; GL; MC; MB; PN; MRE
Benefits: Professional networking, industry information hub, business centered platform.
Enhances or enhanced by: Hootsuite, Blog sites, Facebook, Twitter
Potential NEPA Application: Method to identify stakeholder groups, opinion leaders and forums for reaching specific stakeholder groups. May also provide professional network of support for process development and problem solving in strategy development and best practices for specific industries.
Notes: Join LinkedIn groups that share industry information and best practices related to your project and your work.