All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘headlines’

Facebook May Not Let You Edit Article Headlines Anymore So That ‘Publishers’ Content Is Not Misrepresented’

Though it’s not an entirely new phenomenon, headline skimming has most certainly increased in the social media era. Who the hell has time to read every article someone posts on Facebook? Most of the time, it’s sufficient to read the headline, check out the brief article preview description, look at the attached image and move on. Even if you aren’t …

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ESPN Has Another Asian Athlete Headline Misstep

After the Jeremy Lin mess, you would think ESPN’s editorial staff would be on high alert in relation to headlines aimed at sports figures with Asian backgrounds. But no; here were are again, after what was (hopefully?) an honest mistake on the part of ESPN’s web editors, all in an effort to make witty headlines for the .com entity. The …

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