[ klik-tuh-viz-uh m ]
/ ˈklɪk təˌvɪz əm /
noun Sometimes Disparaging.
the use of the Internet to organize and promote political or social causes and movements, as through postings on social media, email campaigns, and online petitions: Does clicktivism add to or subtract from real activism?
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Related formsclick·tiv·ist, noun
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