Clickbait can be harmful when it’s used along with the creation of fake news. The outrageous fake headlines stoke the emotions of readers, who then spread the content on social media. Unfortunately, studies have shown that 6 out of 10 people share headlines on social media without reading the actual article. It’s a problem focused on young audience and students should be more informed about this.
|Information Technology, Literacy, Science, Privacy
|Digital literacy, critical thinking
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