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Come out already! Survey shows people love using smartphones on the toilet

About 12% of respondents confessed to watching explicit material on their smartphone while in the toilet.

more lifestyle Updated: Jul 13, 2016 19:21 IST
About 59% people said they visited their social media feeds including Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram in the restroom.
About 59% people said they visited their social media feeds including Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram in the restroom.(Shutterstock)

Nearly 69% of people in the US are using their smartphones in restrooms with more than half of them chatting and posting on various social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, an interesting survey has revealed.

About 12% of respondents confessed to watching explicit material on their smartphone while in the toilet, according to the survey released by New York-based cloud online service MiMedia.

About 12% of respondents confessed to watching explicit material on their smartphone while in the toilet. (Shutterstock)

Nearly 25% said they had dropped their phone in the toilet, with Android users more likely to admit to such an accident than iPhone owners.

About 59% said they visited their social media feeds including Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram in the restroom, tech.co reported on Wednesday, quoting the survey.

Read: Women more vulnerable to smartphone addiction than men

Moreover, 83% of people who said they used dating apps while on the toilet were men. Only women confessed they took selfies or photos while in the bathroom.

In addition to that, 32% admitted to shopping online and 8% divulged that they actually check up on their online dating profiles.

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