What does Creepypasta mean?

A scary tale shared on the web is called ‘Creepypasta’

Creepypasta is a slang term for scary stories that people share online. It’s a blend of the words “creepy” and “copypasta.” In the beginning, these stories were mostly written and shared anonymously on blogs or forums. This let other internet users copy and share these stories too, which is why they’re a type of copypasta.

As time went on, creepypasta developed into a unique type of online horror fiction. Nowadays, it includes almost all short horror stories shared on the internet, even those written by known authors.

Creepypasta also refers to numerous popular online horror series and myths.

Example for using ‘Creepypasta’ in a conversation

Hey, have you heard of creepypasta? πŸ§Ÿβ€β™‚οΈ

Yeah, I have! It’s those scary stories on the internet, right? 😱

Exactly! They’re like horror tales that people share online. The term is a mix of creepy and copypasta. πŸ•·οΈ

Oh, I get it now. So, they’re stories that can be copied and reposted by anyone? πŸ“