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10% Of Americans Use Twitter During Work Hours [STATS]

10% Of Americans Use Twitter During Work Hours

New data from Statista suggests that nearly 10% of Americans access Twitter during normal work hours.

Moreover, a full 29% of Americans admit to visiting Facebook during work hours every single day. Is that why employers block access to Facebook for 19.4% of Americans and Twitter for 15.1%?

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15.1% Of Americans Can’t Access Twitter In The Workplace

15.1% Of Americans Can't Access Twitter At Work

How prevalent is social media in the workplace?

A new chart from Statista and Mashable culls data from an extensive workplace survey conducted among 1,021 half-time and full-time employees in the U.S. to show which websites and services are blocked at workplaces by employers.

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74% Aged 18-34 Delete Social Media Posts To Avoid Negative Career Impact [STUDY]

A recent survey conducted by legal-information website FindLaw.com found that a considerable chunk of young adults are aware of, and act on, the potentially negative career impact of their social media activity.

Seeing as 91% of employers use social networking sites to screen prospective employees, it’s probably a good thing.

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The Modern Connected Workspace [INFOGRAPHIC]

Creative agency JESS3 collaborated with software giant Mindjet to showcase just how deeply technology and social media permeate the modern workplace.

The resulting infographic zones in on the five key areas (office environment, professional services, communication, sharing information, and conducting meetings) that can benefit most from the adoption of social technology.

Check it out, and hit the comments with how your own workplace is impacted by the tech of today.

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48% Of British Companies Have Banned Twitter At Work

A new survey of 2,500 British employers has revealed the impact the social media channels have made on businesses in the UK, although possibly not in the productive way you might think.

The research, conducted by PR firm Lewis Communications and IT firm HCL Technologies discovered that almost half of all British employers have banned Twitter and Facebook from the workplace, which perhaps suggests a continuing naivety of the benefits of social media for all businesses, and also raises questions about employee rights.

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