Nearly Half Of Employers Ban Workers' Use Of Social Media [Infographic]

David Schepp
Nearly Half Of Employers Ban Workers' Use Of Social Media
Nearly Half Of Employers Ban Workers' Use Of Social Media

It's no secret that Americans "like" social media. About 56 percent -- or nearly 175 million -- have a profile on social-media networks, such as Facebook and Twitter. But, many employers are leery -- if not, panicky -- about their employees' use. In fact, a whopping 42 percent have prohibited workers from using social media altogether, according to a recent survey by salary information site PayScale.