The largest cyberbullying problem you’ve never heard about
While most adults would think of bullying as just a problem confined to school playgrounds, more men are experiencing it again rearing its ugly head, long after leaving school. The new battleground, not the classroom, but social media.
78% of Australian men under 30, and over half (54%)
of all Australian men, have experienced some form of online harassment.
The study showed the most common forms of online harassment include abuse and insults (34 percent), trolling or malicious gossip (29 percent), and rumour-spreading (27 percent).
It seems some trolls have no motive, with nearly half of the males suffering abuse (45 percent) being targeted for no specific reason.
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