WONDER #2635: What is Clickbait?

Question 1 of 3

Which of these statements about clickbait is NOT true?

  1. Clickbait articles often contain misinformation.
  2. Websites publish clickbait to earn money from advertisers.
  3. Most clickbait articles are thoroughly researched and well-written.
  4. Clickbait helps spread fake news.

Question 2 of 3

Most clickbait articles have __________________ headlines that appeal to emotion and curiosity.

  1. accurate
  2. sensational
  3. boring
  4. short

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. what clickbait is and how to avoid it online.
  2. how to write your own clickbait articles.
  3. how to identify fake news.
  4. the top ten best ways to stay safe online.

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