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Definition: clicktivism

(CLICKing for acTIVISM) Clicking the Facebook Like button, signing an online petition, forwarding a message or link or something similar to express support. Contrast with real activism, which entails writing "real" letters with postage stamps, telephoning, marching and carrying signs, even forming human chains and venturing into unauthorized areas that risk arrest.

Clictivism is sometimes synonymous with slacker activism, or "slactivism," which connotes a lazy way to provide support in contrast to real activism as described above.