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clickbait

A derogatory term for an ad or headline that entices the user to click for more information. Clickbait implies that the content is either misleading, not entirely accurate or not very informative and that the link is there merely to generate ad income. Quite often the title of a news article borders on clickbait when it is written to sound more interesting or provacative than the actual content.
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I do not know why this kind of drama is necessary aren't both of them creating clickbait for likes and views?
Starting off, that title was clickbait. Not every day is confusing.
Having been put comprehensively in their place, that newspaper less than two months later ran the headline :"How many children does Raheem Sterling have, when did England star's dad die, and who is his fiancee Paige Milian?" There are other celebrities who have had their partners gossiped about, spending habits questioned and tattoos criticised, but there are surely few who have seen the death of their father turned into clickbait. This genuinely happened.
Sir Tim outlined three areas of "dysfunction": malicious activity, like hacking and harassment; problematic system design, such as business models that reward clickbait; and unintended consequences like aggressive discussions.
However, the Kardashian (https://twitter.com/khloekardashian/status/1099469827276587008) messaged Fleiss online and threatened to take legal action if he used her name as a "clickbait."
Among their topics are a semantic orthogonal mapping method through deep-learning for semantic computing, an automatic feature extraction and classification model for detecting Thai clickbait headlines using a convolutional neural network, an emotion-expressing robot with global evaluation reflecting multiple and heterogeneous sensing elements, likeness preferences for printed images based on object dependence of edge enhancement effect, and feasibility and system architecture for measuring a vision field using virtual reality technology.
Meanwhile, Eve Pearlman, journalist and co-founder of Spaceship Media, talked about the need to restore public trust in journalism by moving away from clickbait reporting, and toward transparency and care for the communities that journalists serve, as well as by bringing people together across political ideologies to create 'dialogue journalism.' Speakers also included author Reniqua Allen, who discussed stories she heard about systemic racism and racist ideologies, as well as breakthroughs and accomplishments, from millennials while researching her book It Was All a Dream; and counter-terrorism expert and blogger Clint Watts, who spoke about using Twitter to connect to people he might not otherwise meet.
Eve Pearlman, journalist and co-founder of Spaceship Media, talked about the need to restore public trust in journalism by moving away from clickbait reporting, and toward transparency and care for the communities that journalists serve, as well as by bringing people together across political ideologies to create "dialogue journalism." Speakers also included author Reniqua Allen, who discussed stories she heard about systemic racism and racist ideologies, as well as breakthroughs and accomplishments, from millennials while researching her book It Was All a Dream; and counter-terrorism expert and blogger Clint Watts, who spoke about using Twitter to connect to people he might not otherwise meet.
Piracy web sites and applications typically have a 'Click Happy' user base, and as such are being used more and more as clickbait to distribute malware.
Dicho de otro modo, el clickbait es una estrategia reciente que utilizan los medios para conseguir visitas mediante el uso de valores extraperiodisticos en la redaccion de los titulares.
"From my appearance, my body, my size and shape to my performance and even dragging innocent people into this like they did to Nile Rodgers simply for a clickbait headline is totally uncalled for.
From my appearance, my body size and shape to my performance and even dragging innocent people into this like they did to Nile Rodgers simply for a clickbait headline is totally uncalled for.