In a new Reuters/Ipsos poll on cyberbullying
, over 10 percent of parents, worldwide, say their kids have been victimized. From Reuters
: “The online poll of more than 18,000 adults in 24 countries, 6,500 of whom were parents, showed the most widely reported vehicle for cyberbullying was social networking sites likes Facebook, which were cited by 60 percent.” According to the poll, the biggest offenders come from India – 32 percent saying their kids had been cyberbullied – and Brazil (20 percent). Parents in the U.S. surveyed say 15 percent of their kids have been experienced the problem.
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