The Meaning of CLICKBAIT
CLICKBAIT means "an eyecatching link on a website which encourages people to read on. It is often paid for by the advertiser ("Paid" click bait) or generates income based on the number of clicks."
|Girl: "(Stalking on facebook) Suddenly, she reads President Obama loves KKK!?" |
Girl: "Hey what the fuck, you see this shit?"
Boy: "Ahah come on, that shit's just click-bait!"
Boy: "Obama loves the Krispey Kreme's new special item, 'Krispey Glazed Bear Claws."
Example sentences containing 'CLICKBAIT'
This is not news, really. It’s click bait, the stuff pageviews are made of..
Clickbait copycat, how can you resist clicking these?
I'm never gonna click that link--there's no story there. It's clickbait!