Is time wasting really a waste of time?

We all waste time in different ways at work -- maybe on Twitter or Facebook -- could it actually be beneficial?

We all waste time in different ways at work -- maybe on Twitter or Facebook or perhaps a quick game of Angry Birds while the boss isn't looking.

Columnist Lucy Kellaway at the Financial Times has been looking into some research that says time wasting like that can actually be beneficial.

Tell us: What's your favorite way to waste time at work?

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Jeremy Hobson is host of Marketplace Morning Report, where he looks at business news from a global perspective to prepare listeners for the day ahead.

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