And this from urbandictionary.com - Urban Word of the Day March 28, 2008:
slacktivism: The act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending effort to fix a problem.Want to make things better? Get off my ass and stop blogging about it and . . .
Signing an email petition to stop rampant crime is slacktivism. Want to really make your community safer? Get off your ass and start a neighborhood watch!