Threadjacking

What does threadjacking mean?

Steering a discussion away from the original topic

A term that describes the act of hijacking a thread to steer the discussion away from the original topic; can be used to divert awkward discussion but often used as a trolling tactic.

Example

""This is now a Spiderman thread" is one of my favorite threadjacking tactics."
One of the many Spiderman threadjacking memes

One of the many Spiderman threadjacking memes

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Last Updated: April 6, 2016

Threadjacking definition

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