Internet users say multi-level marketers are the third-most annoying type of people online, after trolls and racists, according to research from WhoIsHostingThis.com.

The report was based on data from a survey of 1,006 people who use the internet often.

Some 53% of respondents say they hate encountering internet trolls online, 51% say they hate encountering racists, and 42% say they hate encountering multi-level marketers.

Baby boomers are much more likely to cite outspoken liberals as being annoying online compared with millennials and millennials are much more likely to say that anti-vaxxers are annoying online compared with Gen Xers.

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About the research: The report was based on data from a survey of 1,006 people who use the internet frequently.

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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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