We live in a very, very digital age. One in which the mobile phone often trumps the daily newspaper as a means for consumers to read the news. Meanwhile, businesses and the press vie for every consumer’s attention.
It’s easy to joke about what we call “click-bait”, or news posts that often aren’t very valuable in terms of providing information, but grab our attention nonetheless. Typically, click-bait grabs our interest long enough to make us wiggle our finger to click a headline to another webpage.