U.S. college students who think hate speech is a social media problem 2019, by gender

Based on a survey conducted between October and December 2019, 45 percent of female college students in the United States felt that hate speech was a very serious problem on social media. In comparison, only 25 percent of male U.S. college students thought the same.

Share of college students in the United States who think hate speech is a serious problem on social media as of December 2019, by gender

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Source

Release date

May 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 28 to December 19, 2019

Number of respondents

3,319 respondents

Age group

18-24 years

Special properties

college students who are currently enrolled as full-time students at four-year colleges

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source asked the question: "Turning now to hate speech, meaning speech or writing that may be viewed as offensive or prejudiced against someone on the basis of their sex, race, religion, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. In general, how serious of a problem do you think hate speech is on social media sites and apps like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube?"

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