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Or all of the sites that have adopted a 'card' view. Gannett sites all have this terrible UX that if you click in the white space around an article, it closes the article and takes you to the home page. [0] Accidental clicks on white space shouldn't do anything!

[0] https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/tourney/2019/03/...




Accidental clicks on white space shouldn't do anything!

They are racking up click-throughs.

Advertisers pay just as much for accidental clicks as intentional ones, so the site operator is incentivized to generate as many as possible. Being the dumbest morons ever to mo a ron, the advertisers don't understand that they're the marks in this particular con game.

Eventually they will get tired of paying for worthless clicks, but I wouldn't hold my breath.


>Eventually they will get tired of paying for worthless clicks

They'll just start paying less per click. A worse outcome for everyone, not just the bad players.




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