August 2019

74% of Adult Gamers Have Been Harassed Online

The Anti-Defamation League published the report after noticing a lack of statistics on the subject. The results showed that 65% of gamers have experienced “severe harassment,” which includes physical threats and stalking. Many users also felt that they were targeted as a result of their gender, race or sexual orientation. Women were the most-harassed demographic. Daniel Kelley, ADL, to Kotaku 1,000 players were surveyed for the study.