96% Of Indian Firms Prohibit Social Networks At Work

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Cisco recently released figures that show that roughly half (52%) of IT decision makers say their company has a policy prohibiting use of social media applications or collaboration tools. The report finds that while social media tools may be a rave among a section of Internet users, enterprises, particularly in India, have restrictive policies that prevent their employees from using these to their business advantage. In fact 96 percent of the country’s IT decision makers admitted to prohibiting the use of social media tools in the workplace.

In looking at 10 countries, studies found that policy makers said 52 percent of organizations prohibit the use of social media applications or similar collaboration tools at work.



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