Origin of clickbait
Examples from the Web for clickbait
Clickbait title notwithstanding, Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whenever I take a clickbait quiz to determine which of The Avengers I would be, I always game the questions to aim for the Hulk.Model Minority Rage: Why the Hulk Should Be an Asian Guy|Arthur Chu|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, Mizrahi is less certain that clickbait culture will fade away in the near future.
The clickbait backlash on various forms of social media is not only incredibly meta, but perhaps on first glance, overly dramatic.
The incentives for even the most respected news agencies to rely on clickbait are obvious: traffic.