Which department checks social networks most frequently at work?

A recent study found that only one-third of employees admit to using social media at work. Guess which department does it most.

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If you’re among the people surveyed by the British job site Reed, the odds are you don’t. A Reed survey found that only 33 percent of U.K. workers check social media at work. Two-thirds of workers believe companies have the right to ban social media in the workplace.

Among the departments that most frequently check social networks, marketing ranks first, with 44 percent of marketers saying they do it. The IT department was No. 2 (43 percent), followed by engineering (33 percent) and finance (27 percent).

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