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Today’s bonus tracks: The social time paradox

The conventional wisdom is that Facebook is a huge waste of time around the office. But Erik Qualman argues that it’s just the opposite and compares social-media bans to limiting access to the telephone out of concern that workers will make personal calls. Taking short breaks with social media can increase collaboration and inventive thinking, he writes. For more great social-media stories, check out SmartBrief on Social Media.

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