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Spotlight: UNC Charlotte is on Flickr

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Spotlight: UNC Charlotte is on Flickr

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

If a picture is worth a thousand words, it would take a very long time to review the UNC Charlotte Flickr page! Flickr is a photo sharing site with more than 92 million registered users; it’s been around since 2004 and UNC Charlotte has had a Flickr page since 2009. The number and variety of images on the University site grows all the time.

From images of recent University events and receptions, to basketball and student life photos, the Flickr site is a collection of all things UNC Charlotte.

"Flickr represents a great site for a public, visual record of our activities and events," says Director of Marketing Richard McDevitt. "We took very aggressive steps in 2008 and 2009 to catch up with our social media platforms, and after building those networks for several years, it’s really paying off for us in how we communicate."

As of January 2016, the Flickr site has over 330 albums that contain over 9,000 photos arranged by event or subject, which cover everything from campus construction updates to special events, lectures, and significant campus ceremonies such as commencement and convocation. It’s an especially popular site with families and alumni as so many of the images will take you "back to campus."

When you check out our page, remember that the UNC Charlotte Flickr site can be used to link or embed photos in your website, Facebook page or Tumblr blog. We’re happy to have the University on display among all of our alumni and friends!

For questions regarding Flickr or the photos that we share on the site, please contact University Communications via email at marketing@uncc.edu.