Employees use social media to kill mental fatigue: Survey

Nearly 34 percent of the people surveyed said they use social media at work to take a mental break from their job, revealed a Pew Research Centre survey of 2,003 US adults.

Last Updated: Jun 23, 2016, 12:39 PM IST
Employees use social media to kill mental fatigue: Survey

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The next time you find your colleague looking at Facebook, it may actually mean a break from the hectic work schedule.

A recent survey has found that employees use social media at work to deal with mental fatigue.

Nearly 34 percent of the people surveyed said they use social media at work to take a mental break from their job, revealed a Pew Research Centre survey of 2,003 US adults.

“These digital platforms offer the potential to enhance worker productivity by fostering connections with colleagues and resources around the globe,” the survey said.

(With IANS inputs)