SURVEY: Here’s how UltraViolet members feel about their online experiences
The internet is not a safe place for Black, Indigenous, and women of color and LGBTQ people who face an onslaught of both racist and misogynist attacks.
We asked 600 UltraViolet members about their experiences online. Here’s what we found.
60% experienced harassment online
96% say social platforms are not doing enough to stop white supremacy
92% say they’re not doing enough to protect women and girls
96% say they’re not doing enough to stop disinformation
62% have had relationships with family or friends damaged because of social media
When asked how safe they feel with their kids or grandkids using social media 49% gave a 1 on a scale of 1-5. The average rating from all respondents was 1.4