It always stings to hear a prospect say, "Oh you’re like a cheaper/newer version of [your biggest competitor]." It stings even more when you know you have a superior product.
Outbrain, an adtech company that provides clickbait ads below news articles, has raised $200 million in funding — Outbrain didn’t disclose the valuation of the company for this deal. The Baupo
The industry needs to change to create more engaged and genuine spaces for people to connect without preying on human psychology.
eyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy. Which is just as well given its new “passion project”: A browser add-on tha
Not the fakes themselves — they’re constructed to be catnip clickbait to stoke the fires of rage of their intended targets. Be they gun owners. People of color. Racists. Republican voters.
Outbrain, the network known for distributing garbage clickbait articles and ads on sites across the internet, is now going to offer a premium product that ensures that the articles recommended to folk
Facebook’s leverage over news publishers can be worrisome, but today it’s putting its muscle to good use. The social network is bringing its battle against clickbait abroad, getting more p
Let's settle this, once and for all: Clickbaiting is the intentional act of over-promising or otherwise misrepresenting — in a headline, on social media, in an image, or some combination — what
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Tired of wading through clickbait? Filter.ly, launching today at Disrupt Battlefield, wants to make sure that website visitors only see the content they are most interested in. Many recommendation eng
If you're tired of headlines declaring that "you'll never believe what happened next!", it looks like Facebook feels your pain.
The company said in <a target="_blank" href="http://newsroom.fb.com/n