Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Mashable's Interactive Infographic Examines America's Addiction to Mobile Phones

 - Apr 22, 2015
References: mashable & designtaxi
This interactive infographic from Mashable explores phone addiction. 'How We Use Our Phones' is divided into three main sections: the weird places we use our phones, overall mobile use and mobile use breakdown.

61% of participants in a November 2014 study use their phone in the bathroom, where 30% of these people will answer a phone call. Multitasking is also an issue as 37% use their phones while at a party, 36% use them at a restaurant and 35% use them when playing with their kids. The average American, according to the interactive infographic, spends 2 hours and 57 minutes a day on their phone, 20.7 hours a week and 20.7 days a year.

Even though people use their phones for a variety of things -- from texting to checking in places -- it's clear that this addiction will have a negative long-term effect.