clicktivism


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clicktivism

n
a policy of using the internet to take direct and often militant action to achieve a political or social aim
[from click (sense 5) + activism]
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Others have argued that e-petitions encourage a lazy, disengaged clicktivism in the place of real, active political engagement.
Online political mobilization from the advocacy group's perspective: Looking beyond clicktivism.
The second volume focuses on how social movements and others have used social media, including how groups from Greenpeace to the Tea Party and movements from feminism and resistance journalism have grown in the age of social media, along with discussion of clicktivism and crowdfunding campaigns, identity and video games, the use of social media to educate the public about the courts, and the power of social media to defeat traditional marketing campaigns.
In its proud and savvy endorsement of clicktivism, MicroMappers may seem like a literal application of the liberal ideal of "involvement made easy," which, as Marres showed, has framed expectations of public participation in both theory and practice long before the rise of digital slacktivism (Marres, 2012: 62, 60-81).
Campaigns use the Internet for a variety of purposes, including for information exchange and communication within networks and with the general public; for clicktivism, through, for example, online petitions; for culture jamming, through the subversion of corporate slogans and advertising campaigns; and for direct action, through hacking and online attacks on corporate websites.
The bridge beyond the poetry wars - and beyond clicktivism - also
Is this new wave of clicktivism helping or harming traditional activism?
In this virtual world, you 'support' Bongi's work in her African community through your clicktivism.