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Otiginal article title:

Mexico’s ancient ‘caviar’

Nothing in the article suggests “ahuautle” being healthier than meat, only very, very rare to find.

And BTW also the original title seems a bit off, as caviar is easily available, though at a high price.

As a side-side note (more curiosity than anything else) the OP (MiriamWeiner) has 370 submissions (all for bbc.com articles) and 0 comments, could it be a bot of some kind?




The title of the post should definitely be changed. Nutritional value is very much a side note in the article, so "The rare ingredient that's healthier than meat" is pure clickbait.

My suggestion would be "Mexico’s ancient 'insect caviar'"


on the side note it looks like that is the deputy editor of the bbc.com travel section https://twitter.com/collectingmiles nothing wrong with promoting your teams work I guess, even if you do so silently

looking down the list of submissions interesting to see which articles pick up comments and which don't


>on the side note it looks like that is the deputy editor of the bbc.com travel section https://twitter.com/collectingmiles nothing wrong with promoting your teams work I guess, even if you do so silently

I don't know.

I understand (and it is fine with me personally) that someone wants to promote her own team (silently or vocally), but why every other article has its title changed (to a possibly more click-baity one)?

I could understand if the poster was not part of the team, but if she is, either respect the original title the author (or editor) published or have it changed on bbc.com.


ah I see, yeah that annoys me too

it just seems to be the way the bbc do things, the "Rare ingredient..." title is on the main page http://www.bbc.com/travel/columns/food-hospitality, in fact that whole page is massively click-baity compared to the actual article titles


Even if they're not a bot, do we really want a power user dynamic like Reddit and Digg? Why do we want users to spam articles without any interest in the discourse that follows?




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