Brazilian Companies Crackdown On Social Networks Usage

Brazilian Companies Crackdown On Social Networks Usage

55% of Brazilian companies limit or completely prohibit the usage of online social networking and leisure websites on their premises. That’s more than double the world’s average of 20%.

Mauricio Soares
  • 23 february 2010

It may be a cultural issue, but the fact is that 77% of Brazilian employers disagree with the results of a University of Melbourne study that indicates that workers are up to 9% more productive if allowed to use the internet for leisure during work hours. On the contrary, they consider these websites a fierce menace to productivity.

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