Have Current Metrics Created the Era of Clickbait?

Metrics, numbers, data, data, data, we all use it, some of us hide behind it, some of us use it to retroactively fit our theories, some of us are data scientists and use it with due caution. Data is everywhere and generally, manipulated so much so as to be virtually meaningless. “The rise of click­bait and linkbait is a direct re­sult of the fail­ure to measure what really m ...Read the full article