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July 11, 1: Those dealing with online harassment can, perhaps, find some comfort in the fact that they aren't alone.
A new survey from the Pew Research Center found that around four in 10 Americans 41 percent have personally experienced online harassment, up from 35 percent in What's more, the survey of 4, US adults also found that 66 percent of Americans have witnessed these behaviors directed at others.
Some 14 percent of US adults said they have been harassed online because of their political views. Sixty-two percent of Americas consider online harassment to be a major problem, Pew found.
Just 5 percent don't consider it to be a problem at all. Around eight out of 10 Americans 79 percent say online services like Facebook and Twitter "have a responsibility to step in when harassing behavior occurs on their platforms," the survey found.
Thirty-one percent believe stronger laws are needed to address the problem. But abuse exists on all internet platforms, from the comments on news stories to those on YouTubeRedditInstagramand more; all three platforms have put in place restrictions to cut down on inappropriate commentary.
Duggan pointed out that online harassment "can have profound real-world consequences, ranging from mental or emotional stress to reputational damage or even fear for one's personal safety.
Twenty-seven percent of Americans said witnessing the online harassment of others has caused them to refrain from posting something while 13 percent have stopped using an online service altogether.
Eight percent said they have been "very anxious" after observing these negative behaviors online.In rare cases, Goldman funds did vote in favor of some shareholder reforms, including the preparation of a report on the gender pay gap at Facebook and Google.
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