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Emma-Jane Cross, CEO and founder of the charity BeatBullying, said many young people are suffering in silence from online bullying.
A study has claimed that Facebook is the worst social networking site for internet trolling and bullying.
- Almost half of those targeted by bullies were victimised off-line
- Sixty five per cent of teenagers were subjected to abuse in cyberspace
- More than a third of those who had experienced trolling ever reported it to the social network where it took place
Internet bullying and trolling are more prevalent on Facebook than any other social networking site, a report has found.
Nearly 90 per cent of teenagers who reported cyber abuse said they had been targeted on Mark Zuckerberg's site.
Only a fifth of teenagers were found to be targeted by Twitter trolls.
According to the report from knowthenet.org.uk, the most frequently victimised were 19-year-old boys.