On which of the following topics have you seen trolling behavior on the internet?

Popular topics subject to online trolling in the U.S. 2017 This statistic presents a ranking of the topics most commonly subjected to online trolling according to internet users in the United States. During the August 2017, 63 percent of respondents stated to having seen trolling behavior directed towards political content online.
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Share of respondents
Politics 63%
Celebrity 52%
Religion 48%
News/current events 46%
Emotional (e.g. a traumatic experience, death, etc.)38%
Personal (e.g. a person's day, a vacation photo, etc.)33%
Sports 29%
Gaming 27%
Health 24%
Science 22%
Other 1%
Not applicable - I have never seen internet trolling before 12%
Share of respondents
Politics 63%
Celebrity 52%
Religion 48%
News/current events 46%
Emotional (e.g. a traumatic experience, death, etc.)38%
Personal (e.g. a person's day, a vacation photo, etc.)33%
Sports 29%
Gaming 27%
Health 24%
Science 22%
Other 1%
Not applicable - I have never seen internet trolling before 12%
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This statistic presents a ranking of the topics most commonly subjected to online trolling according to internet users in the United States. During the August 2017, 63 percent of respondents stated to having seen trolling behavior directed towards political content online.
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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
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Original question: On which of the following topics have you seen trolling behavior on the internet?
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