Online invasion of privacy experienced by U.S. internet users 2016

This statistic presents the share of internet users in the United States who experienced online harassment through the invasion of their privacy as of July 2016. According to the survey, 14 percent of respondents had their online or phone activities monitored, while 13 percent of them had accounts hacked and info stolen.

Share of internet users in the United States who experienced online harassment through invasion of privacy as of July 2016

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Release date

November 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 17 to July 31, 2016

Number of respondents

3,002 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Original statement: Among all internet users, the percentage who have experienced the following types of online harassment.

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