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Poll: Do you use Facebook in work?

New research suggests one in two employers in Ireland have now banned social media in the workplace.

IT CAN BE difficult to resist a sneaky Facebook scroll at work. Love it or hate it, there’s no denying it has a powerful grip.

But employers are increasingly cracking down on social media in the workplace, restricting access to sites like Facebook and Twitter on company computers.

In Ireland, one in two companies have now banned employees from using social media at work, according to a new survey of close to 500 Irish employers by recruitment agency CPL.

The company’s quarterly employment market monitor previously found that employers lose an estimated 10 hours of productivity per employee every week because of social media.

So, is it worth it?

We’re asking: Do you use Facebook on your work computer?

Poll Results:

I try not to. (2079)
I use it on the sly. (2015)
Yes, I'm allowed to. (1617)
I'm blocked from accessing it. (1368)

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