You Checked Your Phone 19,000 Times This Year
How many times a day do you check your phone? A hundred? A thousand? Are you literally looking at it right now? It's scary.
According to a new study by the consulting company Deloitte, Americans checked their phones a total of nine billion times a day this year.
That means we looked at our phones a total of about 3.3 trillion times in 2016.
About 175 million Americans have smart phones, that means the average person checks their phone roughly 51 times a day, or almost 19,000 times a year.
The study also found almost half of us check our phones in the middle of the night, 90% of us check our phone within an hour of waking up, and the first thing we look at in the morning is our texts.
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