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Cancel culture is a social attitude that facilitates the unanimous agreement amongst multiple people that somebody is worthy of hate and slander due to controversial behaviors they have engaged in. Things like using racial or homophobic slurs, saying the n-word, and even offensive videos or tweets by you from several years in the past could lead to your cancellation. The original goal behind this movement was to make people who were in positions of power feel the consequences of their actions. They didn’t want people’s social status to shield them from the repercussions of their offensive behavior. However, cancel culture (in many cases) has led to a manifestation in large sums of people attempting to ostracize someone from society even before all the details of the controversy someone was involved in is available. In some instances cancel culture is effective in uniting people to take down an ill-intentioned figure who is in a position of power, but in most cases it leads to immediate outrage, mob mentality, irrational thinking and the spread of misinformation by people who want to capitalize on the controversy. The biggest problem with with cancel culture is that it stifles people’s ability to rehabilitate since people are more concerned with smearing someone’s reputation rather than educating them on why their behavior was unacceptable.
John: Hey, did you see the tweet of lily saying that Asian girls are unattractive?
Ross: Yeah, but she posted that in 7th grade. More than 4 years ago?
John: Nobody seems to care about that, people are sending her DMs saying “your racist” even though the tweets old.
Ross: Damn Cancel culture sucks. She’s matured since then, I’m sure she regrets saying that.
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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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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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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
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A group of detractors of a person, typically originating from Twitter, who typically verbally insults and attempts to convince others that the person they are "canceling" is a terrible person.

It typically begins when one or more persons speak out and accuse a person, typically popular, of terrible things (ex. pedophilia, domestic abuse, harassment, etc.). They usually produce a lack of evidence or screenshots/videos, and/or evidence that is out of context.

Once this information is released, those that believe the accuser immediately believe the person accused has done everything and will begin publically posting or sharing the original accusation to spread the information even more.

Cancel culture usually continues until the accused releases a reply that disproves the accusations or apologized for what they have done. Afterward, most of the culture will change sides, forgive the accused, or refuse to watch the accused's proof and continue harassing them.

Cancel culture typically makes memes or image edits of the accused and usually calls them a "clown" and uses clown emojis. Cancel culture over time has been more and more distrusted due to several instances of false accusations and sometimes they are ignored.

Popular victims of cancel culture (even if the accused actually did the actions) include ProJared, Ano ASMR, JnJ Memes (Bush), Onision, etc.
The cancel culture has been very dedicated when Onision was accused of being a groomer and other accusations. It only became worse when Onision uploaded a series of fake meltdowns, especially after his Patreon was deleted after he Doxxed someone.
by someotherkid2021 February 27, 2020
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The customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group that all seem to get offended enough to cancel a show, product, call for firing of a person, etc. No evidence or logic is required.
Rick: Hey Dave Chappelle's new Netflix specials are funny as hell.

James: Yea, I couldn't stop laughing. Sad though that he gets grief from the SJWs about jokes and they call for him to be taken off the air. Cancel Culture is ruining our society.

Bitch: hOw DaRe He MaKe FuN oF tRaNsGeNdeRS!!
by Octavius86 September 21, 2019
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