Negative online experiences of children worldwide 2016

Negative digital experiences of children according to parent internet users worldwide as of August 2016

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 15, 2016
Negative online experiences of children worldwide 2016 This statistic shows the negative digital experiences of children according to parent internet users worldwide as of August 2016. During the survey period, 12 percent of respondents believed that their children had seen inappropriate content on websites.
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Negative digital experiences of children according to parent internet users worldwide as of August 2016

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Share of respondents
Becoming addicted to the Internet/spending too much time online14%
Seeing inappropriate/explicit content online12%
Encountering malicious software/viruses11%
Sharing too much personal information about themselves online9%
Communicating with dangerous strangers/untrusted people online8%
Becoming a victim of cyber–bullying7%
Careless use of a computer resulting in personal/other data loss for me7%
Using my payment details without my permission7%
Being exposed to deliberately hurtful & malicious messages from strangers on social media6%
Incurring unexpected bills through app stores/social networks6%
Accidentally sharing information/data held on my device6%
Being spied on by malicious software/programs installed on their computer6%
Being the victim of an online scam involving fake websites/scam e-mails6%
Using the Internet to meet undesirable/dangerous people offline6%
Share of respondents
Becoming addicted to the Internet/spending too much time online14%
Seeing inappropriate/explicit content online12%
Encountering malicious software/viruses11%
Sharing too much personal information about themselves online9%
Communicating with dangerous strangers/untrusted people online8%
Becoming a victim of cyber–bullying7%
Careless use of a computer resulting in personal/other data loss for me7%
Using my payment details without my permission7%
Being exposed to deliberately hurtful & malicious messages from strangers on social media6%
Incurring unexpected bills through app stores/social networks6%
Accidentally sharing information/data held on my device6%
Being spied on by malicious software/programs installed on their computer6%
Being the victim of an online scam involving fake websites/scam e-mails6%
Using the Internet to meet undesirable/dangerous people offline6%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 15, 2016
This statistic shows the negative digital experiences of children according to parent internet users worldwide as of August 2016. During the survey period, 12 percent of respondents believed that their children had seen inappropriate content on websites.
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