And don’t think that just because you didn’t dump a bucket of ice on your head in the name of raising awareness for a charity that’s fighting the good fight for thousands of people, if you laughed even once at the antics of anyone who did do it – you owe ALS money.
There is one common denominator in most small talk conversations: “HOW’S THE WEATHER WHERE YOU ARE?”
Why is the weather such a topic of discussion? Because it’s safe. Everyone has an opinion on it, and you can’t argue whether someone’s wrong. If you don’t like the weather, just wait an hour – it’ll likely change.
By now, you’re probably already familiar with the CLICKBAIT website offshoot of popular Fake News site THE ONION, called CLICKHOLE.
Clickhole is trying to do for clickbait news articles and websites (think Huffington Post) what The Onion did for, well, old-school news writing. Anything that could be said in a clickable headline to generate a clickthrough is what Clickhole is aiming for.
You know how you have all your friends sharing with you the most awesome VIRAL VIDEO that they’ve seen today?
Don’t you hate it when those viral videos that they think are awesome are some video that you’ve seen, like, TWO MONTHS AGO?
If the video is truly meant to be viral, everyone in the world would be talking about it at that moment in time. Viral videos don’t take months upon months to reach saturation – they’re relatively instant when they hit.
But all viral videos have to start somewhere. How would YOU like to be the FIRST PERSON TO SEE A VIDEO and then be the one to promote it?