Potential Use of Social Media in the NEPA Process

NCHRP 25-25/80

Interactive Tools Matrix

Collage of Social Networking Products

Video & Photo Sharing


Flickr (stylized as flickr and pronounced "flicker") is an image hosting and video hosting website, web services suite, and online community. In addition to being a popular website for users to share and embed personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers to host images that they embed in blogs and social media. Flickr has more than 51 million registered members and 80 million unique visitors. www.flickr.com

Features: P; GL; MC; MM;
Benefits: Compatibility with other social media, immediate upload to various sources, ease of use.
Enhances or enhanced by: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, blog sites, GovLoop
Potential NEPA Application: Ability to post and share project photos with cataloging by tags and the ability to write captions. Anyone can view photos and registered users can sign-in to comment.
Notes: Stores a full terabyte with membership for free. Tag photos and write captions to help organize and catalog photos.