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addaword.gifdefinition of slacktivist

noun
someone who supports a cause or makes a protest by doing something that requires minimal effort, eg signing an online petition or sending a tweet
Is there any value in a Slacktivist? Can 500,000 people on twitter actually change something?
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/06/2012 11:55:00
Definition of slacktivist from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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