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Survey: CIOs Restricting Use of Social Media

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April 23, 2010

Companies are increasingly limiting their employees' access to social networking sites, the Montreal Gazette reports. That's according to recruiting firm Robert Half Technology's recent survey, which found that 21 percent of chief information officers are limiting employees' personal use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. "Social networking is becoming more and more of a business tool, so companies are re-evaluating their policies and ensuring they're in line with business objectives," a spokeswoman for the firm said. The study also found that most CIOs are becoming stricter in general when it comes to computing for personal use at work.
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