Business Use of Social Networking Skyrockets

Nov 10, 2009

According to a study by Palo Alto Networks, the use of social networking and collaborative applications for business purposes has increased dramatically in the past 6 months.

This finding is part of Palo Alto Networks' Application Usage and Risk Report, which looks at which applications are in use, identifies emerging trends, and discusses the associated business benefits and risks. This edition of the semiannual report covers more than 200 organizations and noted sharp increases in the use of Facebook, Twitter, SharePoint, and blogs.