Dallas orders counseling for Facebook-addicted city staffers

One employee had the social network open for 68 hours during a three-month period. Your tax dollars, Dallas, hard at work.

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Two dozen of its employees have received reprimands or counseling—counseling!—after they were found to be spending too much time on the site.

Mary Suhm, the Dallas city manager, told the local CBS station that employees aren’t allowed to use Facebook (or conduct personal business) while on the taxpayers’ dime. But apparently going to counseling for Facebook use on the taxpayers’ dime is A-OK.

Cesar Baptista, an assistant director in the city’s water department, was called out in the article as having Facebook open for 68 hours during a three-month period.

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