Slashdot effect

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Etymology[edit]

After Slashdot, a web site that commonly links to other, smaller sites, which can cause the eponymous effect.

Noun[edit]

Slashdot effect (plural Slashdot effects)

  1. (Internet) The phenomenon whereby a site is overwhelmed by traffic after being linked to by a site with a larger audience.

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