Main reasons for workers in the United States to access social media at work as of September 2014
Reasons for U.S. workers to access social media at work 2014
This statistic provides information on the leading reasons for workers in the United States to access social media at work as of September 2014. During the survey, it was found that 34 percent of respondents stated they used social media platforms while at work to take a mental break from their job.
Main reasons for workers in the United States to access social media at work as of September 2014
Share of respondents
Take a mental break from work34%
Connect with friends and family at work27%
Make or support professional connections24%
Get information that helps solve problems at work20%
Build or strengthen personal relationships with coworkers17%
Learn about someone they work with17%
Ask work-related questions of people outside their organization12%
Ask work-related questions of people inside their organization12%
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Sources

Release date

June 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 11 to 21, 2014

Number of respondents

2,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Reasons for U.S. workers to access social media at work 2014
This statistic provides information on the leading reasons for workers in the United States to access social media at work as of September 2014. During the survey, it was found that 34 percent of respondents stated they used social media platforms while at work to take a mental break from their job.
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