People compulsively unlock their phones 4,000 times a year for no reason

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If you’ve ever spent your lunchtime scrolling through your phone meaninglessly, you’re not alone.

A lot of us seem to be surgically attached to our phones, and now, new research has found that we unlock our phone 28 times a day.

And for ten of those times we do it, it’s completely unnecessary – meaning we’re unlocking our phones for no reason up to 4,000 times a year.

Researchers at an online casino company surveyed 2,000 UK smartphone users across the UK to find out whether they checked their device out of habit or because they needed it.

The survey found that the average person unlocked their phone more than 10,000… Read the full story

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