Brits’ gaming habits during meetings revealed by Three

It’s one of the most talked about stories of the week; Conservative MP, Nigel Mills, caught on camera enjoying popular mobile app Candy Crush on his iPad, for over 2 hours while sat during Parliamentary committee. And it appears he’s not alone, as nearly one in five of people (18%) have admitted that they’ve also played a game during a work meeting.

That’s according to a new study revealed today by leading network provider Three, which reveals the true extent of our gaming habits.

According to the research, conducted with 1,000 Brits, on average a single mid-meeting gaming session lasts for 16 minutes, with 18% confessing to doing so for over 20 minutes at a time. However, not many come close to reaching the levels of addiction of Nigel Millis MP, with less than one in ten (9%) playing for more than 40 minutes.


Top 10 Games Distracting Brits

  1. Candy Crush
  2. Angry Birds
  3. Solitaire
  4. Tetris
  5. Bejeweled
  6. Sudoku
  7. Scrabble
  8. Crossword
  9. Brain Trainer
  10. Snake



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