hashtivism etymology

English word hashtivism comes from English hashtag, English activism

Detailed word origin of hashtivism

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hashtag English (eng) (transitive, Internet) To label (a message) with a hashtag. (Internet) A metadata tag, signaled by a preceding hash sign (#), used to label content. [from 2007]. (internet, informal) The hash sign itself. (Can we add an example for this sense?).
activism English (eng) The practice of using action to achieve a result, such as political demonstration or a strike in support of or in opposition to an issue.
hashtivism English (eng) (informal, derogatory) A form of Internet slacktivism based around the posting of messages that contain hashtags.

Words with the same origin as hashtivism

Descendants of hashtag
bashtag blacktag
Descendants of activism
artivism clicktivism craftivism hacktivism lactivist leaktivism slacktivism