Monday, September 14, 2020

Microsoft study shows bullying remains an issue with 4 in 10 teens involved; adults, too

The new school year is beginning for many across the globe and, although COVID-19 continues to necessitate at least some distance-learning, the realities of bullying – both online and off – remain. A new Microsoft study shows 4 in 10 teens in 32 countries report being “involved” in a bullying incident and, perhaps surprisingly, nearly the same percentage of adults, as well. Some 40% of teenagers in 32 countries1 say they’ve been involved in a bullying incident as the target of the bullying, someone who displayed bullying behaviors or as a bystander. Meanwhile, 37% of adults said they were involved... Posted at