Harassment of women on selected websites and social media platforms 2017

Share of women worldwide who have ever experienced abuse or harassment on selected websites and social media platforms as of July 2017

Harassment of women on selected websites and social media platforms 2017 This statistic presents the share of women worldwide who have every experienced abuse or harassment on selected websites and social media platforms. During the July 2017 survey period, 57 percent of survey respondents who have experienced online abuse stated that they had experienced harassment via Facebook.
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Share of women worldwide who have ever experienced abuse or harassment on selected websites and social media platforms as of July 2017

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Share of respondents
Facebook57%
Facebook Messenger23%
Instagram10%
WhatsApp8%
Twitter7%
Snapchat6%
YouTube6%
LinkedIn1%
Reddit1%
Twitch1%
4Chan*-
Pinterest*-
Another web forum or chatroom25%
The comments section under a news article online7%
The comments section under a personal blog 5%
In messages sent to my private or work email address13%
Somewhere else12%
Don't know1%
Prefer not to say1%
Share of respondents
Facebook57%
Facebook Messenger23%
Instagram10%
WhatsApp8%
Twitter7%
Snapchat6%
YouTube6%
LinkedIn1%
Reddit1%
Twitch1%
4Chan*-
Pinterest*-
Another web forum or chatroom25%
The comments section under a news article online7%
The comments section under a personal blog 5%
In messages sent to my private or work email address13%
Somewhere else12%
Don't know1%
Prefer not to say1%
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This statistic presents the share of women worldwide who have every experienced abuse or harassment on selected websites and social media platforms. During the July 2017 survey period, 57 percent of survey respondents who have experienced online abuse stated that they had experienced harassment via Facebook.
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