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Most blocked and most allowed sites- Facebook, MySpace, YouTube

Most blocked and most allowed sites- Facebook, MySpace, YouTube

Highlighting the thrust and draw of social sites to waste time in colleges and places of work, a study from OpenDNS, a leader and pioneer in the Security like a Service space is also the key provider of DNS-based infrastructure and security providers, shows how the social network sites Facebook, Myspace, and video sharing website Youtube tend to be one of the most blocked and the most permitted web sites.

In the report of 2010 of Web Content Filtering and Phishing, the Facebook top the 'Top Ten Blacklisted Websites' with percent of 14.2 associated with networking blacklisting the site. Myspace adopted within the second place with 9.9 percent as well as YouTube came 3rd place by 8.1 percent. Tweeter additionally thought at a fifth place with 2.3 %, whilst Pornhub.com as well as Playboy finished from the report at the 9th as well as tenth places along with 1.2 percent each.

At the Top Whitelisted Websites, Facebook comes in second through 12.6 % following YouTube within the very first place along through 12.7 %. "Whitelists are usually used if you find the desire to prevent whole groups, but access to selected web sites is given with an immunity base. This site signifies the most trusted websites within their class," the statement mentioned.

Apart from Facebook as well as MySpace, YouTube was another website that was featured on the Blacklisted and Whitelisted lists.

Explaining why some of the websites thought both in the listings, the report stated, "The fact that most of the same sites which appear on the Top Ten Blacklisted Web sites checklist appear on the list beneath may indicate the varied viewpoints individuals have regarding many of these sites."