Remember how your mom used to pester you to "watch where you're going"?
She was right.
And if you're walking along a pier, it's probably even more important that you keep your head up. Especially if you don't know how to swim.
On Monday night, a Taiwanese tourist walked off St. Kilda's Pier in Melbourne, Australia, because she was more concerned with checking Facebook than she was with making sure she didn't end up in the chilly waters below.
Fortunately, a witness saw her fall into the icy Port Phillip Bay and called the police.
The woman floated on her back in the ocean — she later told police that she couldn't swim — while she waited for water police units to come rescue her by speedboat.
Her explanation for the awkward fall:
"I was checking my Facebook page on the phone and I've fallen in."
And, yes, she managed to hold onto her phone the entire time.
The tourist was taken to the hospital for examination but managed to escape her plunge into the ocean without any injuries.
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