When you find out what these kids are jumping into, your jaw will drop! (Spoiler: it’s a swimming pool.)
She found this cardboard box, but when she rips it open, I’m speechless. (Spoiler: it’s puppies.)
She put her toilet brush under the seat. Why? It’s Genius! (Spoiler: it can drip-dry before being put away.)
This guy did the coolest, most illegal, DIY project ever. The end result? Genius! (Spoiler: it’s moss graffiti.)
22 Perfectly Timed Photos will BLOW YOUR MIND! (Spoiler: They’re kinda cool.)
I have had it UP TO HERE with clickbait headlines, people.
I’m getting awfully tired of picking my jaw up off of the floor. My head is starting to ache from my mind being blown every 10 minutes.
Seriously. How many times a day can a person possibly be astounded? I’m beginning to develop serious trust issues because, contrary to the headline claims, I actually CAN believe my eyes, and what her response wasn’t genius, it was common sense.
I know that you want me to watch your video or read your story. It’s painfully obvious, because you’re trying to trick me into clicking on your link. Guess what? That ugly little worm that you’re wiggling in front of my face won’t entice me to follow your bait. I almost throw up a little every time I see these stories show up in my news feed.
We are intelligent, friends! Why do we allow these writers and content pushers to keep drawing us in? Please – for the love of my English Degree – join me in boycotting ALL click bait articles, no matter how fuzzy-wuzzy that tiny wittle kitty cat wooks.
Together, we can make a difference – together, we can SHOCK the viral marketers and leave them speechless when they realize that their cliched, hyperbolizing, misdirecting headlines are leaving them readerless.
Note: As I was searching for the worst clickbait headlines in history, I came across this fantastic website that uses clickbait headlines in the only manner acceptable: Teaching the History of the World.
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