We have finally gathered enough evidence from our cyber bullying survey with an added focus on school bullying. With over 200 respondents, the results are sure to shock you. Explore the interesting results from NoBullying’s cyber bullying survey below.
First of all, 56% of the respondents to our bullying survey questions were between the ages of 12 and 18 and 61% of the respondents reported being residents of the United States of America.
Almost 47% of the respondents said they were bullied more times than they could remember and 17% said they were bullied at least 2-5 times.
As for the cyber bullying related part of the cyber bullying survey, an astounding 52% of the respondents said they were bullied on Facebook and 42% said they were bullied and sent hateful remarks via text messaging while 17% said they were bullied on twitter.
And when asked on how they responded when receiving those hateful messages, 64% said they ignored it and another 40% said they confronted the sender/bully while 51% blocked the sender.
As for social media providers, they were asked whether they believe social media platforms are doing enough to prevent online abuse and cyber bullying 42% said they believed Facebook, Ask.fm, Twitter and Myspace are not even close to doing enough to prevent cyber bullies.
As for where they believed they were bullied the most, 61% said they were bullied at school and 20% said they were bullied by family members and 38% said they were cyber bullied.
A part of the cyber bullying survey revealed that when the respondents were asked about the bystander effect and whether they would stand up for someone else being bullied, almost 92% said they would definitely stand up for bullies.
This cyber bullying survey revealed a shocking part of social media safety and how children perceive it, respondents were asked what information they believed should be shared online with no fear, almost 40% shockingly said they felt it is perfectly fine to reveal photos online for anyone to see while 18% said they felt it is fine to share their school’s or work location.
As for parents, the respondents in this cyber bullying survey were asked if they felt their parents know enough about bullying and cyber bullying, 84% said their parents weren’t even close to knowing enough about bullying and cyber bullying.
Lastly, in this cyber bullying survey, the respondents were asked whether they felt schools were doing enough to fight cyber bullying, 69% said they didn’t believe schools are even remotely close to helping out when cyber bullying happens.
NoBullying’s cyber bullying survey goes out to show how bullying and cyber bullying are issues that need constant communication between the community and it all starts with educating teens and children about what bullying is and how cyber bullying affects lives.