Among employers that block social media websites, 77 percent say they do so to protect from security threats while 67 percent say it is to prevent decreased productivity, according to a new survey by MySammy, a software company that specializes in productivity measurement.

In fact, more than three in four respondents say social media hampers employee productivity; however, they don’t know by how much. Sixty-five percent of respondents say they lack a means to measure employee productivity while on the computer, and 54 percent of respondents say social media helps employees perform their duties.

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