Will You Use Facebook At Work?

Read original story on: The Guardian 

Not satisfied with merely being the No.1 social media platform in the world, Facebook is now reportedly planning to launch a new enterprise-oriented “Facebook at Work” site (presumably aiming to drag down global productivity even more). The new site will allow users to share and collaborate on documents with colleagues and connect with work contacts via IM chats, which puts it in direct competition with professional networking site LinkedIn and other web-based office tools offered by the likes of Google and Microsoft.

It might seem logical for Facebook to attempt leveraging its huge user base into the enterprise market, but most people choose to compartmentalize their work and personal life. Unless it can come up with services significantly better than what competitors are offering, “Facebook at Work” simply won’t work.