Monthly Archives: October 2009

Why social media bans won’t work

faceblockPerhaps more than half of all construction organisations prohibit employee access to social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

I think such blanket bans are often overkill. Far better, surely, to check when employees are using such sites, and how much, and tackle any perceived abuse on a case by case basis.

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