Surprisingly, Facebook Is Not the Most Popular Way to Waste Time at Work (Infographic)
Article by George Norman
On 21 Jan 2016
When you're at work, you should do just that – work, not waste time on things like browsing the web, socializing on Facebook, and watching videos on YouTube. But who can resist the urge to take a break and waste some time? Work will still be there when you're done checking Facebook.

Even though studies have shown that taking Facebook breaks actually boosts productivity, spending time on social media is frowned upon in the office. And according to a survey conducted by BambooHR, most employers fear that using social media is a major time-consuming distraction, feeling that social media hinders productivity the most in the workplace. It doesn’t. It’s not even in the top 5 most time-consuming distractions, as you can see in the infographic below.


Via BambooHR.

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