U.S. internet users who have experienced cyber bullying 2018

Share of adult internet users in the United States who have personally experienced online harassment as of December 2018

U.S. internet users who have experienced cyber bullying 2018 This statistic presents the most common types of online harassment experienced by internet users in the United States. During the December 2018 survey it was found that 53 percent of internet users had personally experienced any kind of online harassment with 37 percent of respondents reporting to having experienced severe forms of online harassment such as physical threats, sexual harassment, stalking and sustained harassment. Furthermore, 56 percent of responding online harassment victims reported that they had been harassed on Facebook.
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Share of adult internet users in the United States who have personally experienced online harassment as of December 2018

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Share of respondents
Any harassment53%
Name-calling41%
Purposeful embarassment33%
Any form of severeharassment37%
Physical threats22%
Sexual harassment18%
Stalking18%
Sustained harassment17%
Share of respondents
Any harassment53%
Name-calling41%
Purposeful embarassment33%
Any form of severeharassment37%
Physical threats22%
Sexual harassment18%
Stalking18%
Sustained harassment17%
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This statistic presents the most common types of online harassment experienced by internet users in the United States. During the December 2018 survey it was found that 53 percent of internet users had personally experienced any kind of online harassment with 37 percent of respondents reporting to having experienced severe forms of online harassment such as physical threats, sexual harassment, stalking and sustained harassment. Furthermore, 56 percent of responding online harassment victims reported that they had been harassed on Facebook.
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