News teasers often present a little bit of the story with a question, and then state, “The answer may surprise you.” “How Many Clickbait Emoporn Headlines Will It Take To Ruin The Entire Internet? The Answer Will Surprise You” was posted on Twitter on November 19, 2013. “Are we as a society going to reject clickbait journalism? The answer may surprise you!” was posted on Reddit on July 30, 2016.
“Can a news story electrocute somebody? The answer may shock you” is a joke on a similar line.
@Salon Which online publication uses click-bait titles that lead to increasingly more drivel? The answer won’t surprise you.
6:06 AM - 4 Nov 2013
http://www.upworthygenerator.com/ “How Many Clickbait Emoporn Headlines Will It Take To Ruin The Entire Internet? The Answer Will Surprise You” -@diss1
1:24 PM - 19 Nov 2013
Am I going to start writing tweets in an obnoxious clickbait question format? The answer could surprise you.
3:49 PM - 26 Nov 2013
Why are clickbait headlines the worst? The answer won’t surprise you. Click here to find out.
9:14 AM - 10 Dec 2013
Is clickbait the future of journalism? The answer may surprise you!
4:17 PM - 8 Dec 2014
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Is clickbait here to stay? The answer may surprise you.
6:44 AM - 30 Aug 2015
@indiewire Is clickbait journalism destroying online news sites? The answer may surprise you!
3:06 PM - 6 May 2016
Are we as a society going to reject clickbait journalism?
submitted July 30, 2016 by xjqz
The answer may surprise you!
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