cyberculture

noun

cy·​ber·​cul·​ture ˈsī-bər-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce cyberculture (audio)
plural cybercultures
: a set of shared attitudes, practices, and goals associated with the world of computers and the Internet
The corporate behemoths are starting to get clued in to cyberculture.Jeff Goodell
… lockable journals and triple-underlined threats of "PRIVATE, KEEP OUT!" have given way to instant messaging, reality shows and a cyberculture that many adults find naive at best and exhibitionist and dangerous at worst.Tara Bahrampour and Lori Aratani

Examples of cyberculture in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Organizations require harmony between people, processes and systems to create the ultimate shield against potential threats, and a balance of all three components is essential for successful cyberculture. Eoin Hinchy, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2023 Georgia Tech described how the creative expressions of frustration, joy, community and playful mischief among Black technology consumers have come to define the norms of 21st-century cyberculture for all users—not just Black ones—on digital platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Eric S. Hintz, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Mar. 2022 To improve cyberculture, businesses must take concrete steps to communicate the importance of cybersecurity to employees and provide them with the tools, skills and knowledge for success. Art Gilliland, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 Qualeasha Wood is a textile artist who explores Black identity and cyberculture, often through woven selfies. Diana Budds, Curbed, 25 July 2022

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Word History

Etymology

cyber- + culture entry 1

First Known Use

1990, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cyberculture was in 1990

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“Cyberculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyberculture. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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