Meanwhile, 53% of employees say content posted on their Facebook and Twitter accounts are not a boss’ concern, according to a Triangle Business Journal story. That belief is even more prevalent among younger workers, as 63% of workers ages 18 to 34 say employers have no business looking at their online activity.
However, nearly three-quarters of employees (74%) recognize that using online social networks make it easier to tarnish a company’s reputation, the story said.
Just 17% of executives have formal ways to monitor the possible risks related to social network use. Nearly half (49%) of employees say strict guidelines would not change their behavior online.
More than 2,000 employed adults — half men and half women — were interviewed for the survey, as well as 500 business executives.
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