- actions taken to bring about political or social change but requiring only minimal commitment, effort, or risk: students engaging in slacktivism by signing an online petition.
Origin of slacktivism
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- the public proclaiming of one's political beliefs through activities that require little effort or commitment
Word Origin for slacktivism
C21: a blend of slacker and activism
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