Love it or hate it, social networking has firmly embedded itself into the fabric of our world. The likes of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can be powerful business tools, especially for marketing, communication and recruitment purposes.
But there is also the less appealing nature of the beast. Provide employees with access to the internet and most will check their online profiles at least once during the day and the resulting downtime can quickly accumulate. But, to a business, a far greater threat than the lack of productivity is the security of what is shared online through these networks. […]