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This literature review will discuss the impact facebook has on productivity levels within an organisation. The initial facebook users were comprised of college students that could meet at a place online and socialise as well as being able to share pictures with each other. However, in recent times, facebook can now be accessed by anyone around the world ' with almost 100,000 people joining up every day. Due to the hype of this new socialising phenomenon, organisations are beginning to fear that accessing sites such as facebook during working hours will have a negative impact on productivity levels ' which is the bases as to why this literature review is being conducted. The gap that this literature review will attempt to fill is to clarify that facebook could prove to be beneficial tool for a company as it will be a method of not only reducing employee stress but it is also a way of keeping in touch with everyone ' including clients as well as potential clients. Therefore with the aid of textual references ' as listed in the annotated reference list, this literature review will discuss the impacts of facebook. The literature review will also discuss the positives and negatives that facebook poses on a business as well as the potential that can be gained when using this socialising tool in an appropriate business manner.

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Fredrick Rubensson & Hardy Ferentschik, (September 19, 2007), Some Reasons Behind the Success of Facebook [online], Available: http://www.highlevelbits.com/2007/09/some-reasons-behind-success-of-facebook.html [accessed 26 September 2008] This article was found online on the internet. The article identifies some of the reasons as to why facebook is a success. The authors have identified three main reasons behind the success of facebook; it looks good,…...

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