Of the businesses that use social networking for business, 70% only started doing so in the last three years. Forty-five percent of respondents still do not have social networking policies.
The survey also found that 29% of businesses actively block employees’ access to social networking sites. Only 27% monitor employee use of social networking sites.
Forty-three percent of businesses have dealt with employee misuse of social networks, and nearly a third have taken disciplinary action against employees in relation to misuse of social networks.The survey results will be available at http://www.proskauer.com/practices/international-labor-employment/.