According to the study,Online gaming by women is least welcomed if we compare it to other online sites and other social networking sites.
In this survey 3000 internet users which included both male and female and only 3 % of the people said that online gaming by women is not appealing to them rest 44 % felt that it is more welcomed by men.
Rest if we talk about other social platforms so they are equally shared by both the genders but exception comes in online gaming by women..
Other online environments that were included in the study included online dating sites,comment sections,social apps and online discussion sites.
Harassment through online gaming was the attribute of the losers.
The few responses which the research showed are that “Someone was a sore loser” or “Someone faced Bully by friends” or “To remember a specific occurrence in online gaming which is common in online gaming ” .
Ubisoft was asked for explanations for that why Assassin’s Creed Unity has no female characters in its game play while the Magicka publisher Paradox said the industry should not shy away from saying gaming is least welcomed online environment for women.
73 % of Internet Users have witnesses someone being harassed in some or the other way while 40 % have experienced harassment..
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Sources-Pew Research Center
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