Should You Connect With Colleagues on Social Media? (Data Tables)

By Robert Half September 12, 2017 at 8:37am

SHOULD YOU CONNECT WITH COLLEAGUES ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

How appropriate workers think it is to connect with colleagues on the following social media channels:

FACEBOOK

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Very appropriate 37% 15% 38% 22% 13%
Somewhat appropriate 38% 51% 42% 46% 45%
Not very appropriate 14% 19% 13% 17% 20%
Not appropriate at all 12% 15% 6% 16% 22%

TWITTER

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Very appropriate 29% 14% 31% 19% 9%
Somewhat appropriate 37% 41% 39% 40% 36%
Not very appropriate 19% 25% 21% 22% 25%
Not appropriate at all 14% 20% 9% 19% 31%

INSTAGRAM

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Very appropriate 27% 11% 29% 16% 8%
Somewhat appropriate 34% 38% 37% 36% 32%
Not very appropriate 22% 28% 23% 24% 30%
Not appropriate at all 16% 23% 11% 23% 31%

SNAPCHAT

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Very appropriate 19% 8% 19% 13% 6%
Somewhat appropriate 34% 24% 30% 29% 30%
Not very appropriate 26% 37% 32% 30% 31%
Not appropriate at all 21% 31% 20% 28% 33%

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 1,006 workers in the United States.

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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