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Did Facebook Really Elect Trump President?
Leading privacy advocate, visionary social media pioneer, and ...
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.
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#ClickbaitTheElection Did Something Hilarious, But It's Not What You Think
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Facebook, Flexing Its Muscle, Announces Plans To Combat Clickbait
“These are headlines that intentionally leave out crucial information, or mislead people."
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Escaping the Digital Media ‘Crap Trap’
Digital media companies are caught in the "crap trap," mass-producing trashy clickbait so they can claim huge audiences and
My Facebook Vacation
Author, Reviewer, Blogger
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).
This One Neat Trick Will Eliminate Clickbait Forever
NPR's Carebot project aims to move beyond page views to change the way online publishers measure success.
Are You Ready for a World of Cats?
Global CEO at Y&R
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.
Donald Trump Is the Clickbait of American Politics
Millennial Political Malcontent and USC Master's Grad
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.
What's So Bad About Wheat
Author of the children's book, "The Adventures of Celia Kaye,"...
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.
Follow the Feels
Senior Partner, Chief Client Officer at Porter Novelli
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.
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Mobile Millennials Are the Tough Marketing Challenge for 2015
Consultant and Author
Millennials are the talk of the town. Now in their late 20s and 30s, they've adopted digital like no other. Mobile is their choice. No surprise there.
Hamas Off Terror List on Technicality; Hysteria Reigns
Foreign Media Advisor to Deputy Knesset Speaker and Secretary ...
It is obvious to everybody, including the widely respected Washington Institute, that Hamas will be placed back on the list. Not least because the EU's political echelon has emphasized that it will, and that there will be "no practical effect" as a result of the General Court's finding.
John Oliver Hit A Piñata With A Stick A Few Times... See How Boring That Sounds?
"Last Week Tonight" absolutely destroys on Sundays at 11:00 p.m. ET on HBO. In fact, since Oliver and company are such fans
Is All Clickbait Created Equal? In Defense of Deep Thinking
CEO of Galatea, Series Editor of Best American Experimental Wr...
In the age of bite-sized lists, tweets, and pithy "tl;dr" wrap-ups, we're losing the ability to engage deeply with subjects. Hoax sites have learned our diet and how to disguise themselves as food. The only way to fight back is to change what we eat.
You Will Enjoy This Video To A Reasonable Extent & Find Its Point Of View Agreeable
Please watch this video wherein Glove and Boots make some interesting points about clickbait headlines. We'll just be over
TV News & Upworthy Are Transforming Us All Into Dumb, Ill-Informed, Simple-Minded Sheep
Writer & Lawyer
For the first time in my life, I can confidently say that most news is not making us smarter -- it is making us dumber.
The Onion Is Tired Of Click Bait, And What They're Doing Next Will Explain Everything
All joking aside, The Onion's move to encroach on the turf of successful viral content creators comes just months after the
Click Bait Job Interview
If you don't hire me, the world might end. It sounds like an exaggeration, but If you open my CV file and read it, you'll
Clickbait Research Will Make You Lose Some Faith In Humanity
Yahoo Those are the headline results of a new study from researchers at the University of Bristol who looked at data from
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