FUN FRIDAY: Link Bait History
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That's the term we bloggers use for something designed to make you click through, designed to make you link to it. We rely on your curiosity by engaging you with misleading headlines and titillating content, while we forget about the really important link: our link with the ethical journalists of days gone by. That's rarely been shown as clearly as it is in XKCD's list of 20th century headlines rewritten to get more clicks:
(see what we did there? made you click!)