Cyber bullying: common types of bullying 2016

Percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who were cyber bullied as of August 2016, by type of cyber bullying

Cyber bullying: common types of bullying 2016 This statistic presents the percentage of middle and high school students in the United States who were cyber bullied, divided by the type of cyber bullying endured. During the August 2016 survey, 10.3 percent of cyber bullying victims had been impersonated online during the last 30 days. Cyber bullying includes unwanted contact by threatening or insulting the respondent via digital communications as well as sharing private information online.
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Percentage of U.S. middle and high school students who were cyber bullied as of August 2016, by type of cyber bullying

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Share of respondents
I have been cyber bullied16.9%
Mean or hurtful comments online22.5%
Rumors online20.1%
Posted mean names or comments online about me with a sexual meaning12.7%
Threatened to hurt me online12.2%
Threatened to hurt me through a cell phone text11.9%
Posted a mean or hurtful picture online of me11.1%
Pretended to be me online10.3%
Posted mean names or comments about my race or color10.1%
Posted a mean or hurtful video online of me7.4%
Created a mean or hurtful web page about me7.1%
One or more of above, two or more times25.7%
Share of respondents
I have been cyber bullied16.9%
Mean or hurtful comments online22.5%
Rumors online20.1%
Posted mean names or comments online about me with a sexual meaning12.7%
Threatened to hurt me online12.2%
Threatened to hurt me through a cell phone text11.9%
Posted a mean or hurtful picture online of me11.1%
Pretended to be me online10.3%
Posted mean names or comments about my race or color10.1%
Posted a mean or hurtful video online of me7.4%
Created a mean or hurtful web page about me7.1%
One or more of above, two or more times25.7%
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This statistic presents the percentage of middle and high school students in the United States who were cyber bullied, divided by the type of cyber bullying endured. During the August 2016 survey, 10.3 percent of cyber bullying victims had been impersonated online during the last 30 days. Cyber bullying includes unwanted contact by threatening or insulting the respondent via digital communications as well as sharing private information online.
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