I found an interesting article by Tom Warner. In these two paragraphs, it talks about using Facebook to spread knowledge around. What’s your opinion on this concept?
One such company, Serena Software in San Mateo, Calif., offers a companywide program called “Facebook Fridays,” which encourages employees to find fun and personal connections in the workplace, she says. Each Friday, employees are granted one hour of personal time to spend on their Facebook profiles and connect with co-workers, customers, family and friends.
“This type of Facebook usage encourages people to get to know each other, but it’s more of a knowledge-management concept,” Anklam says. “It’s also a good way for companies to channel the technology and the social platform to support behavior inside companies.