Here is everything you ever wanted to know about using your phone in the restroom: infographic

Here is everything you ever wanted to know about using your phone in the restroom: infographic
Cell phones, and particularly smartphones, are such an intimate part of our life, we’d take them with us everywhere - when we’re outside, next to us when we sleep and even in the... restroom.

And what do you know, 75% of us use our dear handsets in the privacy of a restroom. And you know, it’s also more of a man thing.

There is a lot of hilarious facts about phone usage in restrooms, but our favorite one is the fact that 30% of Generation Y wouldn’t go to the bathroom without their device. Check them all out below and let us know whether you have the same problem, and which observation is your favorite.

source: Viralblog

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30 Comments

1. ilia1986 unregistered

Wow... 8% don't wash their hands after the toilet? YUCK.

8. ibap

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Actually, I'm pretty sure the stats are worse than that. Hubby told me about a father and small son that came into the men's room and used the urinals. Son reminded dad they should wash their hands but the dad replied that they hadn't "used the toilet". I also know a nurse who was outraged at the stats that were collected by stationing someone in the rest room to record the numbers - and this at a medical conference. Remember this the next time someone wants to lend you their phone or anything else, for that matter.

29. cjo1992

Posts: 25; Member since: May 04, 2012

My roommate from last year was one of the 8%. After taking dumps he didn't wash his hands. I confronted him about it and he said he uses enough toilet paper where he doesn't need to. Pretty disgusting that some people don't wash their hands.

2. denied911

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2012

allways before standing up phone lands in my pocket, no feces no dropped in toiled

3. infernal88

Posts: 113; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

and they forgot to mention that 99.99999 % of women use their phone as self portrait camera in there XD combined with a mirror of course

7. ibap

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

There is a difference between using the phone in the bathroom, and using it in the stall. Or what are YOU fantasizing about?

10. infernal88

Posts: 113; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

well the article didnt specify the place :P ....plus u can find alot of girls pictures in public restrooms ..

4. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

Do wee have to choose one "fact" wee like only, cause they're all good :P

5. g2a5b0e unregistered

The feces covered phone made me cringe.

9. tedkord

Posts: 17133; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I want to know what percentage of the 19% who dropped it in the toilet reached in and fished it out...

11. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Wow, I am not the only one! Excuse me while I wipe.

12. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Don't worry, I washed my hands.

13. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

14% wash their phone? What the...?? Was there no toilet paper? That must be the reason why 1 in 6 person has feces smeared on their phone...ugghhhh. And we think animals are disgusting.

17. wendygarett unregistered

I'm the 14% :)

22. loli5

Posts: 76; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Nothing will wash away the fail from your iphone so you can stop trying.

27. wendygarett unregistered

Actually I wash my android phone too you know :)

14. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

what the f??? blackberry still exist ? cmon..

15. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

I wash my phone

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That's funny, cuz my phone or tablet goes to the bathroom with me every time lol

18. BadAssAbe

Posts: 506; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

phone use on toliet 1 place phone on counter 2 drop pants 3 sit 4 reach for phone 5 ........ 6 place phone on counter 7 stand 8 wipe 9 retrieve pants 10 wash hands 11 retrieve phone

19. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

You wipe your butt but you don't wipe your hands??

20. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Wenda, Wenda...you alone cannot constitute the whole 14%, hence i'm going to ignore it. But if chose not to, i'm going to think you got feces on your phone. And since you're an Apple lover, i get it that you have an iPhone with your shi¿ smeared all over...so hypothetically, you have an iShi¿ :D

21. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Wenda, Wenda...you alone cannot constitute the whole 14%, hence i'm going to ignore it. But if chose not to, i'm going to think you got feces on your phone. And since you're an Apple lover, i get it that you have an iPhone with your shi¿ smeared all over...so hypothetically, you have an iShi¿ :D

23. santijosanchez

Posts: 12; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

Let`s be honest, there are a lot of men that use their phone to fap in the restroom

24. Bfrenz

Posts: 285; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

OMG.This makes me sick. Dumb people.

25. garz_pa

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

How the heck do you poop and use your phone at the same time???

26. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

So... 14% of bathroom smartphone users pee (or worse) on their hands? What the hell were they doing in there with their phone?!

28. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

love these infographics, nice work PA...

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