Social networking in IT

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IT pros stay on top of game with social networking

A Network World survey finds that two-thirds of IT professionals are using social networking sites, and most of them say they are doing so for business reasons. LinkedIn, MySpace, Slashdot and Facebook are the most popular social networking sites among 663 members of Network World's Technology Opinion Panel. About 68% of IT professionals who have embraced social networking visit the sites at least once a week, and 16% do so every day.

Where IT professionals go for social networking

LinkedIn, MySpace, Slashdot and Facebook are the most popular. Check out this slide to find out what other sites IT professionals visit.

Frequency of use

Most IT professionals who use social networking sites visit them at least once a week, and many do so each day.

Work and play

IT professionals are more likely to use social networking sites for work than play.

What do YOU think?

We want to hear from YOU. What social networking sites do you use? Is your primary objective business or play?