America was founded on clickbait. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is clickbait. We’ve got snake oil in our veins. Grousing about clickbait is like buying a lotto ticket and acting shocked that you lost. Clickbait works because after the commercial, a celebrity will say something outrageous.
Let’s not pretend that the internet invented bullshit.
Read this if you fall into either of these two categories:
1. You find yourself constantly defending what happens on the internet.
2. You find yourself constantly complaining about what happens on the internet.