Despite risks, business social networking usage exploding

Despite the well-known security risks associated with services like Facebook and Twitter, social networking usage in business is becoming even more active, according to a new report from Palo Alto Networks.

The social networking usage in businesses range from Facebook apps, games, social plugins and information sharing.  In many organizations, employers actively encourage the use of Facebook and Twitter to engage prospects and customers.  In fact, according to Palo Alto Networks, the active use of these sites more than tripled between October 2010 and December 2011.  Read More

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