[Ads-l] clicktivism

Nancy Friedman wordworking at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 26 11:35:16 EDT 2021


There's also "textavism."
https://nancyfriedman.typepad.com/away_with_words/2018/11/word-of-the-week-textavism.html

On Fri, Jun 25, 2021, 9:21 AM Tom Zurinskas <truespel at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Is anyone not a clicktivist?  If you're not CLICK HERE.  It does nothing.
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> A.Word.A.Day
> with Anu Garg
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> clicktivism
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> PRONUNCIATION:
> (KLIK-ti-viz-uhm) [
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> <https://wordsmith.org/words/clicktivism.mp3>
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> MEANING:
> noun: The use of the Internet to signal support for a cause.
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> ETYMOLOGY:
> A blend of click, as in a mouse click + activism. Earliest documented use:
> 2006.
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> Tom Zurinskas,  Originally from SW Conn 20 yrs,  college NE Tenn 3,  work
> SE NJ  33,  resides SE Florida 18...  truespel.com
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