Reactions to sexist posts on social media in the U.S. 2017

This statistic shows the most common reactions of online adults in the United States when encountering sexist posts on social media. During the August 2017 survey, 43 percent of respondents stated they would ignore the content, whereas eight percent would try and discuss the content with the poster offline.

What would you do if someone made a sexist post on social media?

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Source

Release date

August 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 10 to 14, 2017

Number of respondents

1,020 respondents

Age group

18 to 69 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: [… sexist ] Which, if any, of the following would you do if someone made a post on any social media that had the following qualities? If the post was...

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