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Addicted to PUBG? Study says 30% online gamers suffer 'severe' harassment

Gamers are targeted over race, religion, ability, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.

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Jul 26, 2019, 06.07 PM IST
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The survey further found that nearly 30 per cent claim they have been doxed in an online game, and nearly a quarter of respondents say they have been exposed to white supremacist ideology.
CALIFORNIA: The internet has its own negative side that significantly affects the mental health of its users. Now, a new survey by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has found that as many as two-thirds of the US online gamers have experienced toxic behaviour to the level of 'severe' harassment.

According to Engadget, more than half of the respondents to the survey, which was conducted over 1,000 people, said they have been targeted over race, religion, ability, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.

The survey further found that nearly 30 per cent claim they have been doxed in an online game, and nearly a quarter of respondents say they have been exposed to white supremacist ideology.

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With multiple streaming services vying for your attention, it’s no surprise that on-demand video is seeing a massive uptick in subscribers. If you already use a streaming service, chances are it’s probably through a Chromecast, Fire TV Stick or Apple TV. These devices are a lot more powerful than we give them credit for. Hitesh Raj Bhagat shares some of his favourite tips & tricks for all three.
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