One in three people use Twitter on their smartphone or BlackBerry on the toilet, a study has found, raising concerns the devices are becoming breeding grounds for nasty bugs.

One in 20 technology addicts uses a laptop while on the loo.

The habit was ‘inadvertently raising the risk of the spread of infections, which affect hundreds of thousands of people’, said John Nuttall of The Co-operative Pharmacy, which commissioned the study.

Almost one in three admitted not washing with soap after going to the toilet.

About 1million people a year fall ill as a result of poor hand hygiene.

(news source http://www.metro.co.uk/news/838140-using-twitter-on-the-toilet-could-be-bad-for-your-health)

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