Infographic Can Help You Figure Out Where and When You Lost Your Phone

By: Heather Campobello - April 17, 2012 created this infographic and used research by Lookout Mobile Security.

The following infographic points out where and when people are most likely to have lost their phones.

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact and if you have it, I highly advise that you review the following infographic so that you do not have a panic attack in the event that you become temporarily separated from your mobile device.

Wondering what time you lost your phone? Research indicates that two-thirds of phones are lost between 9pm and 2am.

It is common to misplace your phone while partying hard and watching fireworks or frantically shopping during the Christmas season. If you recently took a trip to Niagara Falls, you better retrace your footsteps because four people lose their phones their every day. Considering 13 million people visit the falls every year, that isn’t a significant percentage.


People are most likely to leave their phone in places that they regularly frequent like church, the grocery store, and fast-food restaurants.

People residing in Seattle and Philadelphia lost their phones twice a year but people in Philly lose approximately $15 million dollars more in phones than Seattleites.

Avoid visiting an automotive shop at night in Philadelphia after you stopped to pick up a real cheesesteak at a pizzeria. You should also refrain from grabbing a cup of joe at Starbucks after shopping all day for the most in demand Christmas gift.

Heather Campobello

About the Author

Heather CampobelloPrior to working as a Staff Writer for WebProNews I was an English Instructor at various colleges in New York, Colorado, and Wyoming. I have a Master of Arts in English from the SUNY of New York at Buffalo and have been working in marketing, clinical research, and education for the past five years. Google:+Heather Campobello

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