A Community Driven Approach for click Bait Reporting

  title={A Community Driven Approach for click Bait Reporting},
  author={Darius Bufnea and Diana Sotropa},
  journal={2018 26th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM)},
  • Darius Bufnea, Diana Sotropa
  • Published 1 September 2018
  • Computer Science
  • 2018 26th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM)
Click baits are primarily used by online content publishers. Their purpose is to allure readers to click on a link and subsequently visit other articles by the same publisher, in order to increase page views and ad revenue. Most of the time click baits are used for pointing to low quality articles or thin content. The user falls into the publishers’ trap due to a misleading or incomplete title or content exaggeration. A bait article link might also appear on social network shares or within the… 

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