The study, commissioned by, interviewed nearly 2,000 Brits, and found that over half of the respondents said that they updated Facebook while on holiday.

When asked how many times they had updated their status during their trip, most people admitted that they’d done it ten times.

The study revealed that the typical gadget-using tourist from the UK will update their Facebook status ten times, send 23 text messages, post four tweets and add two pictures to their Instagram account when abroad.

We really are a sad nation, aren’t we? Put down your phones, and get in the pool. We can guarantee that nobody at home cares that you’re sunning yourself in Ibiza. 

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