Oct 19, 2010

77% of Americans use social networking sites during working hours

The company Panda Security has conducted a study of small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. on the use of members of social networks. Revealed that 77% of employees use social networks in the workplace, while 33% complained that the victims of the virus, infected through social networks.

Ranked Among the employees of small and medium business Facebook is the most popular social network: 69% of respondents reported that they have personal pages on this site. In the second place in popularity is Twitter (44%), the third - YouTube (32%), and then recruiting service Linkedln (23%).

17 comments:

  1. sooo block out these sites.. productivity up 400%

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  2. but if they block it i cant find out that larry down in customer relations is gearing up for friday!

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  3. Not really...minor distractions can help improve workflow. Sometimes you need a couple of minutes to clear your head of a problem.

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  4. intresting this article but iam no american:P
    statistics statistics:))

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  5. Block those sites, study if productivity raises, if it does, complaint. If not, STFU.

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  6. 77% may be accessing sites during worktime, but of that percentage how many stay on them long enough to impact productivity? Someone do some research on that.

    Betting it's still a lot, hahaha. Lazyass American suckers. (Says an Asian American :/)

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  7. Is it really a surpise? much love.

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  8. LOL everytime a computer is placed in front of someone they are gonna do some socializing. :D

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  9. I'm liking how myspace was absolutely murdered within the last couple years.

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  10. I read blogs : X
    I feel guilty about it now but work was amazingly boring

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