Study: ‘Cyberloafing’ could play a significant workplace wellness role

Researchers posit that surfing the web during work hours can be benign—perhaps even beneficial—to reduce stress and increase productivity.

By Robby Brumberg      @robbybrumberg      
Benefits of cyberloafing

Probably not, though YouTubing funny felines, surfing dogs, prancing pangolins and Eagles fans running into poles might not be the bane of business productivity after all. According to a study published on Science Direct, researchers assert that “cyberloafing can serve a potentially positive function in that it can help employees cope with workplace boredom.”

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