Facebook is well known for allowing users to connect and share photos, links and ideas with their personal connections on its website or mobile application. While some view Facebook as just an app for play, many businesses have jumped into the digital age, using the social networking giant's site as a regular tool in their marketing and support services toolbox, helping them keep their finger on the pulse of their customer base in real time. But, for those companies that haven't, the networking app could be seen as a distraction, according to Dale.
"I think companies can make the argument that in most cases, it does not lead to a more productive employee," Dale said. "It could potentially lead to a happier employee, but there are some use cases where Facebook and other social networking apps are justifiably blocked."