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Twitter Costs British Economy £1.38bn???

by David Brooks | 28.10.2009
The Telegraph have reported on a new survey that says Twitter costs the UK economy £1.38 billion. They say this is due to people at work twittering away when they should be working. The survey also reports that people are tweeting sensitive company information which could also potentially cost companies more money. See below for a quote from the article:

“Three quarters of the office workers surveyed said their employer had not given them any specific guidelines on how to use Twitter, but 84 per cent believed it should be up to them what they post online.

Last month staff at PC World and Currys were found to have posted offensive comments about customers on Facebook groups.

Some posters who said they were employed by the shops’ parent company, DSG, said some customers deserved to be punched, and asked if they should be allowed to “cattle prod” them…..”

Read the full article here. Do you agree or think its just a load of old Twoddle?! Tweet us your view @tugsearch