clickbait

By now we've all heard about it. Facebook has a fake news problem, a rampant epidemic of phony and outrageous headlines in which a fraction-of-a-penny-per-click gets traded for lies.
“These are headlines that intentionally leave out crucial information, or mislead people."
Digital media companies are caught in the "crap trap," mass-producing trashy clickbait so they can claim huge audiences and
In January, Facebook was working my last nerve, so I decided to avoid it for a full month (except for a private group with extremely limited posts).
NPR's Carebot project aims to move beyond page views to change the way online publishers measure success.
The real issue is that with all of our talk of pinpoint targeting, with all of the: "I know everything about you," rhetoric, with all of our supposed personalization, customization and individualization, there is a plague of irrelevant and undifferentiated ads infecting our lives.
Trump's continual offensive and outlandish ramblings are easily packaged into brief clips. Americans can't resist the fervent urge to indulge in Trump's latest antics, as they eagerly await his next buffoonish quote.
As I assessed my friend's claim, I noticed three things about the way our society functions that I suspected might contribute to the perplexing way my friend thinks about wheat.
Many got distracted by what they could do and lost sight of what they should do. In that mesmerizing process, many brands mistook connectivity for connection.