netroots

[ net-roots, ‐roo ts ]
/ ˈnɛtˌruts, ‐ˌrʊts /

plural noun

an online community of grassroots political activists who use blogs and other social media to achieve results: The netroots have had genuine impact, changing U.S. politics in many ways.

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Origin of netroots

First recorded in 2000–05; (Inter)net + (grass)roots
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