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Social Media Is Stuck In The Friend Zone

by • June 18, 2015 • Experts TalkComments Off on Social Media Is Stuck In The Friend Zone5260

Over the last few years, we have witnessed a true revolution. Social Media and the progress of mobile technology have given us access to a world of information. The potential is infinite. Yet, a recent research by Scredible shows that there’s still one field where this fantastic revolution has failed to make an impression: the workplace

Also Read: The 10 Top Reasons Why We Use Social Networks

Scredible surveyed 1,000 professionals in the U.S. and U.K. regarding their social media habits. The results are surprising in this age of digital and information sharing: 64% still believe that social media is only about keeping up with friends and family and even more disturbing more than 50% believe social media should be banned from the workplace!

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The main reasons behind this are:

  • – 42% think social media is full of useless content
  • – 28% don’t have time to post
  • – 22% worry about what their boss will think

There are some good news too, however. 54% of Americans and 30% of Britons believe their online social profiles will help them boost their career in the near future. And most also believe that a good social profile can greatly improve their reputation.

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Now let’s take a look at the complete results from Scredible:

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