Which Countries Have the Most Internet Trolls?
In the current double issue of TIME magazine—you know, the one with that cover that was sure to really piss off Donald Trump—the magazine takes a look at various countries’ “trolling score,” basically the saturation of internet trolls, and the results might just surprise you.
In a brief sidebar, the Feb. 27 issue points out a Microsoft survey of people in 14 countries that gauged “digital civility” on a 100-point scale. The survey measured exposure to 17 “online threats,” including bullying and personal leaks.
Basically, the higher a country’s score, the more troll-tastic a country is. Here’s a sample of what Microsoft found:
South Africa came out on top (not a good thing) with a score of 78.
Russia had a trolling score of 74.
Brazil came in at 71.
China had a score of 67.
Denmark‘s trolling score was 62.
The United States came in at only 55.
What do you think about the survey’s results? Let us know in the comments.