cyberculture

noun
cy·​ber·​cul·​ture | \ ˈsī-bər-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce cyberculture (audio) \
plural cybercultures

Definition of cyberculture

: 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

First Known Use of cyberculture

1990, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyberculture

cyber- + culture entry 1

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“Cyberculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyberculture. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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