link bait

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See also: linkbait and link-bait

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Examples

When I found out how Wiktionary defined "link bait", it blew my mind! You'll never believe what happened next!

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Etymology[edit]

link +‎ bait

Noun[edit]

link bait (uncountable)

  1. (Internet marketing) Articles, infographics, videos, and other content on websites created as part of a strategy to attract links and go viral.
  2. (Internet marketing) Provocative headlines designed specifically to persuade people to click or share by using loaded terminology (e.g. incredible, secret, shocking, unbelievable), posing provocative questions, or tying themselves in to hot topics.

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