Ever click on a headline on Twitter because you felt compelled to find out “the only thing you need to read about New Year’s diets” or why did ancients drill holes in their heads“?
This Internet trend of teasing readers to get them to click on headlines has become standard practice on many blogs including Upworthy and Huffington Post. Some frustrated readers call this tactic click bait and have gone so far as to create Twitter accounts like HuffPoSpoilers and UpworthySpoiler that put a damper on the drama by tweeting the answers alongside the headlines.
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