Should Facebook Be Banned from Work? - Facebook Drains Your Brain

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-04-09 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Facebook is a huge drain on employee productivity because its usage is so addictive, and users are not always using it to exchange business information, Drakos said. This constant stream of info is a misuse of company resources, he added.

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Facebook is a wildly popular social network, with more than 68 million users and counting. But is Facebook chewing up too much of corporate employees' time? Are employees risking their companies' intellectual property by using Facebook? During a debate at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2008 on April 7, Gartner analyst Nikos Drakos argued that Facebook should be banned, while Gartner's Ray Valdes defended the social network.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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