Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Study says Americans get meaner over politics than anything else

When you hear about people getting shit from others online, you naturally think it’s tied to the factors most are harassed for in real life — race, gender, sexual preference. But according to a new Pew Research Center survey, it could be politics which set off the most online tussles. Pew surveyed 4,248 American adults to discover their experience with online harassment. In total, 41 percent they had experienced some form of online harassment, and 66 percent said they’d witnessed it directed at others. 14 percent of the people surveyed said they’d been harassed specifically because of their politics. While…

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