First, we read in the bathroom on occasion. So, restroom reading private places for tablets. Next, traditionally newspapers are placed in prominent establishments restrooms walls. Also, on racks. Given, common convention to read there. Hence, proper netiquette to refrain from using big open face computers in public while nature is calling.
Restroom Netiquette Tablets
Next, don’t use a tablet in the bathroom. Could get wet. Also, we are supposed to wash your hands. So, greater chance. On top of that, germs.
In any event, tablets are not made for use in the bathroom. Then, not supposed get wet. It follows, a greater chance of getting a tablet computer wet in the bathroom. Room is covered in tile for this reason alone.
Seriously, intended use of a bathroom includes washing our hands. Doing so and using a computer is not advisable. Thus, the residual moisture may ruin the computer. Also, we clean our hands to remove germs. Same germs are collected by devices we are supposed to touch. Therefore, spreads germs too.
Computer in The Bathroom
Accordingly, don’t use open face computers in the commode at restaurants or coffee shops. Do that in the main seating area. Using the Internet in the bathroom for privacy costs the public their use of a restroom. Plus, brings the germs in there out.
Tablets may get wet and break if used in the bathroom. It is not the intended purpose of a bathroom. Using the Internet in a public restroom is not an intended use either. Bathrooms allow for some privacy.
Alternatively, smartphone use is acceptable to a certain degree. Still, we have cases to protect them. In addition, many are water resistant. Yet, wiping them off when we wash our hands is advisable.
Restroom Reading Netiquette
Don’t use tablets in public bathrooms because other may need to use them.