Appropriateness of using social media for personal reasons at work by generation

The statistic shows the results of a survey concerned with the question whether it is acceptable to use social media at work for personal reasons. 36 percent of respondents aged 19 to 30 years said that such behaviour was acceptable.

Do you feel it is acceptable to use social media for personal use at work?

Generation (age group)Answered yes
Gen Y (19-30 years)36%
Gen X (31 to 48 years)30%
Baby Boomers (49 to 66 years)19%
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Source

Release date

June 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2012

Number of respondents

168,000 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Survey conducted among 168,000 respondents from 30 countries in the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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