It is no surprise that most American use their cell phones in the John, however, new research shows that Droid users are the heaviest potty touchscreeners behind closed stalls. Yes, three-fourths of American cell phone owners report they use their phones in the bathroom, according 11mark.
"It's not just how we are interacting in the bathroom, cell phone use is pervasive," says Nicole Burdette, principal, 11mark, "It is testament to how much technology we are using in all facets of lives."
Droid owners show the highest flush of use:
- 87 percent of Droid owners used their phone while indisposed, versus 84 percent of BlackBerry users and 77 percent of iPhone users.
- BlackBerry users are most likely to answer the call in the bathroom. 75 percent of BlackBerry users report they have done so, versus 67 percent of Droid and 60 percent of iPhone users.
- Droid and iPhone users are more likely to browse a social network or use an app (in the bathroom) than their BlackBerry colleagues.
And what are the number one and number two cell phone uses?
- The cell phone has replaced the newspaper, (67 percent) have read a text, and 38 percent have surfed the internet.
- 63 percent report they have answered the call (cell phone wise) and 41 percent have placed a phone call.
- iPhone users are buying more in the bathroom at 22% vs. 10% overall.
- Share content, not germs notes the report - 92% aways wash their hands after using the restroom while only 14% always wash their phone after using the bathroom.
Some people can't help giggling with toilet puns around the number one and two. See the video below: