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White-collar workers say they are spending 17% more time this year checking email, on average, compared with last year, according to recent research from Adobe.

The report was based on data from a survey of more than 1,000 white-collar workers in the United States.

Respondents say they send 19 work emails, on average, on weekends and that they read 29 work emails on weekends.

Some 38% of white-collar workers say texting has made their emails less formal, and 30% say texting has made their emails shorter.

Nearly half (45%) of respondents say they have tried a self-imposed email detox (i.e., a hiatus from checking email); these email breaks last for 5.3 days, on average.

More than half of white-collar workers say they check email while watching movies/TV (69% of respondents) and in bed (57%); 45% of white-collar workers say they check email while using the bathroom; and 44% say they check while on the phone.

About the research: The report was based on data from a survey of more than 1,000 white collar workers in the United States.

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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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