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addaword.gifdefinition of click bait

an eyecatching link on a website which encourages people to read on
This is not news, really. It’s click bait, the stuff pageviews are made of.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/02/2012 12:47:00
Definition of click bait from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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