netroots

netroots

[net-roots, ‐roots]
plural noun
an online community of grassroots political activists who use blogs and other social media to achieve results: The netroots have had genuine impact, changing U.S. politics in many ways.

Origin:
2000–05;(Inter)net + (grass)roots

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