Apart from its advantages, use of social media has many risks for both companies and individuals. Almost every employee indulges in social media at some point of his/her office hours. For addressing a risk, identifying it is important. Using this infographic, find out the top five risks of social media use and corporate compliance.
Top 5 risks of social media use
Employee violations are the biggest concern: Sharing offensive or obscene content, trade secrets and other intellectual property, and disclosing confidential information
Risk of identity theft for individuals. Over 90% of social media users are worried about identity theft
As many as 60% of social media users spend at least 30 minutes a day on these sites while at work
Social media can be very effective channel for malware attacks, network breaches and intellectual theft. Over 70% of employees found to be sharing too much information on social media sites
More chances of losing profit and productivity. Over $60,000 business is lost per year through staff using social media sites for personal purposes during office hours