Overall, one in 20 of the teenagers felt that people were mean to them most of the time on the internet.
She advised teenagers to turn off their Facebook or social media accounts, promising that they would not lose touch with their real friends, and warning of the danger of getting sucked into engaging with cyber bullies.
“I started sending horrible things back,” she said. “But when you’re 13 and someone says something nasty you don’t want to ignore them. You want to hurt them like they’ve hurt you. You get in to this bitchy cycle.”