How many times have you checked your phone today? New stats show that on average we swipe our screens to check our phones once every 7 minutes – It works out to about 110 times per day. Extreme users check their phones up to 900 times a day! How do you have time for anything else??
Smartphone usage has become such an epidemic that transit riders in San Francisco didn’t even notice and man waving a gun around on the train because they were too engrossed in their screens.
Think about how many times you’ve walked into someone or almost taken a dive into the street because you’ve been looking down at your phone!
I’ve decided to turn off all notifications so I won’t be distracted by constant tones and vibrations – if it’s something important and you really need to get a hold of me you’d better CALL because I’m too busy living my life to be staring at my phone.