U.S. online harassment environments 2014, by gender

This statistic lists the online environments where U.S. internet users have experiences online harassment, sorted by gender. During the June 2014 survey it was found that 73 percent of female U.S. online harassment victims had been harassed via social media.

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

Social media59%73%
Online gaming21%11%
Comments section on a website31%12%
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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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