You may be putting yourself in serious danger each time you take your phone to the toilet. Experts have now found reasons why you should not take your phone to the toilet.
Taking a newspaper into the toilet is so 20th century. These days, people are more likely to flick through their newsfeed. We all do it sometimes (admit it) even though it’s obvious sitting and scrolling isn’t the most hygienic activity. But it is really that bad? We asked three scientists about the dangers, and how to reduce the risk of picking up harmful bacteria.
Firstly, the bad news. It is a pretty minging habit, and you could be exposing yourself and others to germs like salmonella, E. Coli and C. Difficile by using your phone in the low.