Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because they’re concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time.

About half of all companies block employee access to Facebook, putting policies and access controls in place to keep workers working and not connecting with their Facebook friends, according to security company Sophos. In a poll of 600 workers, 43% said their company was blocking access to Facebook, while an another 7% reported that usage of the Web site was restricted and only those with a specific business requirement were allowed to access it.

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