YoungMinds and The Children’s Society have released findings from an online survey of children and young people aged 11-25 looking at their views and experiences of using social media and cyberbullying. The survey of 1, 089 children and young people young people found that: 14% of respondents said they had experienced online bullying in the last month; and 83% think that social media companies should do more to tackle cyberbullying on their platforms. Findings from the survey will feed in to a joint inquiry looking at the impact of cyberbullying on young people’s mental health, being led by MP Alex Chalk.

Source: Young Minds  Date: 05 September 2017

Further information: Inquiry into the impact of cyberbullying on social media on children and young peoples mental health: summary of findings (PDF)