Harassment a common part of online life

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Harassment a common part of online life

Harassment is indeed rampant online. WASHINGTON: Some 40% of US Internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-fourths have witnessed this type of problem, a survey showed Wednesday. “It was striking to see how different varieties of harassment impacted different groups on different platforms, and the range of reactions online harassment elicited.” Among the Internet users surveyed, 27% said they had been called offensive names, 22% had someone try to purposefully embarrass them and 8% had been either stalked or physically threatened. 6% reported being sexually harassed online.Has a real person (not some National Security Agency data mining program) ever stalked ...

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

Rubric: Facebook | 26 Oct 2014 | no comments yet »
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

Harassment is indeed rampant online. WASHINGTON: Some 40% of US Internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-fourths have witnessed this type of problem, a survey showed Wednesday. “It was striking to see how different varieties of harassment impacted different groups on different platforms, and the range of reactions online harassment elicited.” Among the Internet users surveyed, 27% said they had been called offensive names, 22% had someone try to purposefully embarrass them and 8% had been either stalked or physically threatened. 6% reported being sexually harassed online. Has a real person (not some National Security Agency data mining program) ever stalked ...

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OUR VIEW: Battling online harassment

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OUR VIEW: Battling online harassment

Harassment is indeed rampant online. WASHINGTON: Some 40% of US Internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-fourths have witnessed this type of problem, a survey showed Wednesday. “It was striking to see how different varieties of harassment impacted different groups on different platforms, and the range of reactions online harassment elicited.” Among the Internet users surveyed, 27% said they had been called offensive names, 22% had someone try to purposefully embarrass them and 8% had been either stalked or physically threatened. 6% reported being sexually harassed online.Has a real person (not some National Security Agency data mining program) ever stalked ...

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