Definition of linkbait in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋkbeɪt/


[mass noun]
(On a website) content designed to attract attention and encourage those viewing it to create hyperlinks to the site, with the aim of improving the site’s position on the list of results returned by a search engine: at first, he tried creating linkbait to get his site noticed
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  • Audience is everything, so the publication of quality linkbait is essential.
  • WSJ reporters have better things to do than play the game of who can write the best linkbait.
  • Anyone seeking video linkbait would also be a good candidate.

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Line breaks: link|bait

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