Companies dont mind if their employees are using their infrastructure to browse personal stuff but there comes a point where you have to draw the line, and many people just dont at teh end it create hurdles in every ones work.
I agree! Blocking these social media sites at workplace in order to avoid any compromises on employees' efficiency is not a good idea.
@nasimson, why do you think so ? Many companies already block social networking sites along with some popular websites which employees regularly visit. Isnt it misuse of company infrastructure if we use office bandwidth to browse personal stuff.
@Dave, good cartoon. I think this is happening more often these days. Students instead of studying browse social networking sites, play games online. I think parents should keep any eye on their kids so that they are not misuing the internet.
A report cam out, before napster was shutdown, it said that about 40% of the bandwidth of some famous universities was being consumed by napster. Other than that employer is paying for the resources, there is risk of network congestion. I have seen some places blocking cricinfo jus because of this very problem.
Dave, I fully understand about the problems of goofing around, or downloading inappropriate material, but in a day when so many employees have access to social media on the phone in their pocket, blocking it on the work network just seems kind of pointless.
Sometimes I think that this generation has a lot more challenges then the prior ones.I mean they have so much distractions on their way that they can hardly concentrate on their studies even in the classrooms!
Who would not log in Facebook or twitter if it can be easily accessed on the another tab without being caught by the teachers?
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