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A modern internet phenomenon where a person is ejected from influence or fame by questionable actions. It is caused by a critical mass of people who are quick to judge and slow to question. It is commonly caused by an accusation, whether that accusation has merit or not. It is a direct result of the ignorance of people caused communication technologies outpacing the growth in available knowledge of a person.
“Sadly he was a victim of cancel culture.
by NicholsSA August 29, 2019
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A desire to cancel out a person or community from social media platforms.

It is characterised by the response of an evil individual when they are shown to be wrong. They will call on their followers to report the social media accounts of the person or group that did the criticising rather than discussing the criticism or showing by evidence where the criticism is incorrect.

Narcissists make up the majority of the people who engage in cancel culture, and others who do this would include immature individuals.
Johnny was criticised for being vindictive against Janny and instead of discussing the problem, Johnny called on his followers to report the account, cancel culture style, of the person who made the criticism.

The McRae Boomer was offended because of some dictionary definitions he read and applied cancel culture by calling on his followers to report the definitions rather than having a good belly laugh at them.
by greatdebatecommunity February 19, 2020
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Cancel culture is just a bunch of narcissistic psychopaths on social media who vilifies people to feel important. They always take the chance when given and stretch it as much as they can, as long as they can create a narrative that portrays people in a bad light, no matter the fucking context. Their intent is more about self-empowerment rather than resolving a problem, not actually giving a flying fuck whether people improve or not. What they want in the end is always useless fucking selfish prestige instead of thoughtful and considerate nourishment of other people.

If you genuinely want someone to learn their mistakes, how about just holding people accountable instead of fuelling your fucking worthless ego by causing more harm than they originally did? How about moving on with your own fucking life instead of wasting your goddamn time nitpicking in other people’s lives?

The people who partake in cancel culture are objectively the most counter-intuitive and unproductive group of hive-minded hypocrites on the Internet. They call others out without any second thought and throw out all logic, meanwhile silencing all opposing voices, all with the purpose of continuing their pointless fucking agenda. The worst scenario is when the motive for cancelling is based on something that happened years ago, and then automatically supporting the notion of that past event accurately representing the attitude of the current personality.
Do you realise you don’t need to call out everything you see on the Internet? This shit happens A LOT, and this sort of bullshit response causes more problems than before because people on the Internet will ALWAYS disagree with you no matter what. Along with that, there will be other problematic people who would mindlessly fucking join in to create this mass harassment cult, where they could potentially cyber bully people into suicide. If you see something that is quite offensive, you can simply ignore it and move onto more meaningful shit.

Cancel culture is basically the Salem witch trials of the Internet. Humanity has gone full circle.
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by JananaXread December 31, 2020
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A terrible toxic habit of the internet where misinformed people who only know part of the story attack often innocent people or groups of people over something which they(the cancellers) view as bad, and continue to do so in an attempt to destroy the victim’s career with no regard for the victim’s personal life.
A bunch of uneducated rats tried to cancel Julia this morning because of a joke she made. Luckily, others came to her defense before they could so she wouldn’t be a victim of cancel culture.
by Ymmmmmmf October 15, 2020
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Cancel Culture is when a large mob of people come together to relentlessly attack a certain person over an accusation of some kind, which later on is usually proven false
Generally the accusation starts on Twitter, the original gets questioned then deleted but the mob has already started attacking and the person who made the accusation can enjoy a boost in followers.
“Cancel Culture has gone too far, jontron is not a fuckin nazi
by LuigiCatKing YT August 27, 2019
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A group of no life individuals whose only purpose is to pray for the downfall of anybody that's famous that makes the tiniest of mistakes. Usually these Neanderthals are found on Twitter
Ex: My favorite celebrity got cancelled because he had made a joke on Twitter and now the cancel culture is after him
by shortcircuit27 December 01, 2020
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