What is Linkbait?

Linkbait is content that is created to entice internet users into creating a hyperlink for a particular site.

As sites with more in-bound links are noticed more by search engine algorithms, the creator of the linkbait will do this in order to bolster the visibility of the website on search engines such as Google.

Technology Term:


Standard Definition Exists?

Linkbait is 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.

Accepted Acronym:

Link Bait

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