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Scar•ti•cle (skärtikəl)

1. An article on the internet that presents a headline designed to invoke a fear-based reaction in the reader in order to have said reader click on said link to increase that website's traffic, therefore ad revenue.
"Dude. Quit posting scarticles on Facebook. Snopes that shit first."
by Mightycud2 January 07, 2014