U.S. online harassment environments 2014, by age

This statistic lists the online environments where U.S. internet users have experiences online harassment, sorted by age group. During the June 2014 survey it was found that 74 percent of U.S. online harassment victims aged 18 to 29 years had been harassed via social media.

Online environments where internet users in the United States have been harassed as of June 2014, by age

Social media74%70%44%
Online gaming26%10%9%
Personal email account10%14%28%
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Release date

October 2014


United States

Survey time period

May 30 to June 30, 2014

Number of respondents

Total survey n = 2,839

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Among internet users who have experienced online harassment.
Most recent experiences.

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