slacktivism

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slacktivism

(ˈslæktɪˌvɪzəm) or

slactivism

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the public proclaiming of one's political beliefs through activities that require little effort or commitment
[C21: a blend of slacker and activism]
ˈslacktiˌvist n
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His show Slacktivist is airing on Comedy Central on March 15 and he gives us a rundown of what to expect.
Mock The Week's Andy Parsons returns with his new live show Slacktivist, March 17 on Comedy Central.
In this regard, it is important to note that in developed countries, the so-called slacktivist effect has been noted for many years; in other words, users support humanitarian causes through virtual or digital actions (collection of signatures, awareness raising, protest campaigns, project micro-financing).
Murray and her progressive views in every way except the way that really mattered, in the end they were more slacktivist than activist.
The revolution will be tweeted this time, for the same reason the last was televised--because it's the tool of the children of this revolution, in the same way that slavery abolitionists of the 18th century relied on slacktivist tools like the printing press.
I think I understand why a lot of people are wondering is this just some slick kind of fly-by-night slacktivist thing, when actually it's not at all, it's actually a really - it's connected to a really deep, thoughtful, very intentional and strategic campaign.
One key aspect of any slacktivist effort is the absence of any real effort.
Words like uberhacker (a sophisticated computer hacker), slacktivist (someone who wants more free time) and snert (rude chatroom user) are slowly creeping into offices across the country.
Lewis suspects that many Internet movements consist of slacktivist multitudes riding the coattails of hyperactivist commanders.
Still, judging by some of the responses to the equal signs, even many supporters of gay rights are seeing the whole thing as an empty gesture, another symptom of a slacktivist culture that equates profile photos and two-minute memes with actions for social change.
These individuals may very well be Slacktivists who do not engage in any type of face-to-face organizing.
Don't treat them like Millennials Gen Z Millennials Tech Innate: 5 Screens Tech Sawy: 2 Screens Think in 40 Think in 3D Judiciously Share (GeoLoco Off) Radical Transparency: Share All Active Volunteers Slacktivists Blended (race & gender) Multi-cultural Tog otherness Tolerance Mature Immature Communicate with Images Communicate with Text Make Stuff Share Stuff Have Humility Have low Confidence Future Focused Now Focused Realists Optimists Want to Work for Success Want to be Discovered Collective Conscious Team Orientation