We’ve all seen click-bait headlines on Facebook. “This Woman Ate her Dog and You Won’t Believe What Happened Next.”
Stories like this get a lot of clicks, which get the viewed by more people. Consequently, the click numbers look great to the advertisers of the click-baiter. It’s black hat methodology and, frankly, people actually find it annoying.
Now, Facebook is doing something about it. They’ve announced a news feed algorithm designed to weed out click-bait headlines.
Read more about it on Ignite Social Media.