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Social Media at Work [Infographic]

Social Media at Work [Infographic] | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

It costs an astonishing $650 billion per year to the economy when you while away at social media sites during your working hours!

How many times have you found yourself diving into your Twitter or Facebook while you should in fact be working?Accessing social media accounts while at work can be a serious drain on your productivity...


Per the infographic,social media at work costs an astonishing $650 billion per year. And it has been equally bad for students and workers- many more have been found to be spending 2x more time on Facebook than on exercising. For University students, nearly 3 hours are spent on social media sites and only 2 hours on studies, resulting in lesser grades.

As for workers, 1 in 10 are interrupted every 10.5 minutes by either a tweet, a Facebook update or even a simple instant message and it takes them 23 minutes to go back to work.

So, wonder if all this social media updates are worth it when it is causing such a big drain on the economy? Check out the infographic for the answers...

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Social Media and Higher Education [Infographic]

Social Media and Higher Education [Infographic] | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

College and universities are embracing social media as a means to connect with the current student body, alumni, prospective students, and donors. According to BestCollegesOnline.com, one in three schools indicate that they achieve better results with social media than through traditional media.
According to recent data conducted by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth:


98% of colleges and universities report having a Facebook page
84% have a school Twitter account
66% have a blog
41% have a podcast


Check out the infographic to learn more about how those in higher education are using social media...

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