Smartphone Addiction Reaching New Heights

Smartphone Addiction Reaching New Heights

Holy Moly!Holy Moly!

48% of survey participants say they wouldn’t hide the fact that they’re using a smartphone in a place of worship.

Sleep on ItSleep on It

77% would openly use their smartphone in bed.

Divided AttentionDivided Attention

58% confess that they’ve pulled out the smartphone while spending “quality time” with family, and 62% have done the same around friends.

Satellite OfficeSatellite Office

75% wouldn’t conceal using a mobile device in a public restroom.

Romantic Gesture… Not!Romantic Gesture… Not!

28% have used their smartphones while on a date with a significant other.

Social ShieldSocial Shield

35% admit to pretending to use their smartphone in order to avoid talking to someone.

Off-Menu OrderOff-Menu Order

33% have used their device to appear busy while alone in a restaurant or bar.

Instant EnlightenmentInstant Enlightenment

41% reveal that they have used their device to research a topic, to avoid not knowing it in a conversation.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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