Social Media in the Workplace: New Stats and Findings
Posted by Mary Fletcher Jones
There were some interesting statistics in today’s Ad Age article on social media, among them: several related to social media in the workplace.
Social Media, Security, and Risks in the Workplace
Nearly half of companies (44%) track employees’ social-media use in and out of the office (TheNextWeb).
IT professionals see serious risks associated with enterprise social network use — and only 29% say they have adequate protection. (InformationWeek: The BrainYard)
Most people (73%) think employees overshare on social-media. (Marketing Pilgrim)
Social Media Availability and Job Satisfaction
One third of respondents (33%) said that they would prioritize social-media freedom, device flexibility, and work mobility over salary in accepting a job offer. (GigaOm)
More than half of college students surveyed (56%) said they would not accept a job offer from a company that banned access to social media at work, or they would find a way to circumvent corporate policy. (GigaOm)
Social Media Usage in the Workplace
More than half of American workers (54%) stream mobile video at work. (Tubefilter)