How To Keep Your Employees Off Facebook: Use IE6

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According to Microsoft’s Australian chief security adviser, Stuart Strathdee, companies are avoiding upgrading their internet browsers from IE6 because Facebook, among other things, doesn’t render properly within the browser. While the companies could theoretically use firewalls, or other security measures to prevent Facebook usage, many companies simply choose not to upgrade browsers instead.

Web designers and developers cringe at the idea of supporting IE6 which is why many companies, including Facebook, have decided to stop supporting the browser all together.

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