1. Your Cell Phone Is 10 Times Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat. Here's What to Do About It
Most people don’t give a second thought to using their cell phone everywhere, from their morning commute to the dinner table to the doctor’s office. But research shows that cell phones are far dirtier than most people think, and the more germs they collect, the more germs you touch.
In fact, your own hand is the biggest culprit when it comes to putting filth on your phone. Americans check their phones about 47 times per day, according to a survey by Deloitte, which affords plenty of opportunities for microorganisms to move from your fingers to your phone.
2. Your cellphone harbours lots of bacteria. How to keep it clean during COVID-19
The average person touches their phone more than two hours a day, according to research firm Dscout.
As much as we like to use these gadgets to store pictures, send emails and scroll through social media, they harbour bacteria — and lots of it.