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Another effect to bonk a website is based on a reality TV show

When a link sends legitimate large amounts of traffic to a small website, it can’t handle the crowd and crashes. When it happens, it gets a name. First it was the drugged effect, then Farked, then came slash-dotted, then dugged, then Tweeted and currently we’re looking for a term involving Reddit.

No need because we’ve moved to a new term and it’s based on a reality TV show and not from anything online  – Sharked