Larry Magid: Good and not-so-good news about digital civility

Microsoft’s Jacqueline Beauchere explains the research to Larry Magid

For the past five years, Microsoft has conducted a global research study on digital civility and online risk about young people and adults.

Larry Magid

The results of the latest survey, conducted in April and May of 2020, were released on Safer Internet Day. The sample size was just over 16,000 people.

The survey asked people in 32 countries about their online experiences and how they handled them. It included 21 online risks broken down by four categories: reputational, behavioral, sexual and personal/intrusive. Questions included whether people were contacted online without their permission or consent, bullied or harassed

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