Definitions

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  • n. The use of computers by employees for purposes unrelated to work.

Etymologies

cyber- +‎ loafing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Although personal Web browsing is generally seen as a workplace problem, Chen and his colleague, Vivien Lim, set out to determine if so-called 'cyberloafing' had any benefits.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • A new report from the National University of Singapore says that spending time online could make workers more productie, and that so-called cyberloafing can refresh workers mentally after long periods of work.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • Moreover, for many workers, however, using the Internet for "cyberloafing" or "cyberslacking" is a way of alleviating boredom, regardless of how busy they are with work or how much they have to do, the survey found.

    The Economic Times

  • For many workers, however, using the Internet for "cyberloafing" or "cyberslacking" is a way of alleviating boredom, regardless of how busy they are with work or how much they have to do.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Finally, there is the burgeoning field of cyberloafing.

    How To Get Paid To Do Nothing

  • In fact, cyberloafing -- the nonwork-related use of computers by employees -- often gives temporary cover to those who want to appear busy, if they can master the furrowed brow, the studious squint at the monitor (while bidding on eBay).

    detnews.com - Local

  • What is interesting is the gender divide: Women tend to feel cyberloafing distracts them from work, postponing deadlines and completing less work.

    TODAYonline

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