Sunday September 20, 2020

Jane Ruffino: Clickbait isn't all harmless fun, so should you click or not?

You know the headlines: A Rich Guy Called Inner-City Children Dirty. You Won't Believe What Happened Next.

22nd June, 2014
Entrepreneurs are supposed to be finding problems to solve, not defining people as the problem.

You know the headlines: A Rich Guy Called Inner-City Children Dirty. You Won't Believe What Happened Next. There are weight-loss tricks, celebrity secrets, and hyperbolic lessons in morality. Me, I can't resist an animal video, or a quiz that tells me which Orange is the New Black inmate I would be.

Clickbait isn't just about the headline, it's supposed to lead you to content you feel compelled to share. Publications use clicking and sharing data...

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