From Marketplace:
But will the people who pontificate online actually pay up, or will they stick to being so-called “slacktivists”? Mimi Ito, a cultural anthropologist at the University of California, Irvine, defines "slacktivism" as “the sense that if you just like something or share something [on social media] you’re contributing, but not really making a big difference.”

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