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Infographic: What Do People Read on the Toilet?

Whether or not we are willing to admit it in public, many people read while sitting on the toilet. But what exactly are they reading?

As you can see in the following infographic, the majority (63%) of respondents in one survey admitted to reading on the loo, and an even larger number (75%) have used their smartphone there. Some have even installed a tv in their bathroom.


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If everyone’s email signature were smart enough to provide geolocation specificity, most of them would read "Sent from my phone while pooping."

Felipe Adan Lerma July 29, 2014 um 6:38 am

People 34 or younger significantly more likely to read in the bathroom – ahhh, there’s hope for reading after all 🙂

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