I won’t pretend to be morally opposed to clickbait. Chances are, any website that wants to make money has to engage in it to some degree. KSK and Uproxx are no different. We have slideshows and dumb clicky stuff, too. Gotta pay the bills.
That said, I absolutely loathe Twitter reaction posts. HATE HATE HATE them. Nothing smacks of a desperate attempt by a website to glom onto the interest generated by a significant cultural event quite like them. Not to mention, they’re incredibly lazy. “Hey, I embedded tweets that 20 other people took the time to cleverly craft, slapped a couple sentences of set-up at the top and hit publish. I might as well be printing money!”
Come up with your ideas rather than profiting off the cleverness of others, you worthless f*ck.
Look, I understand the potential utility behind the “Twitter reacts” concept. Try as they might, people can’t be on Twitter all the time. Sometimes you have boring real life **** to do, then something big happens in the world and...