Originally Posted by CameraQuest
The real purpose is increasing web traffic - which of course it is.
Of course it is click bait, that's what the internet is.
I really like casualphotophile.com
They have great articles which are really well written and deeply researched.
Their writing staff puts other sites to shame.
And occasionally they have fun articles like this one (which they state is tongue in cheek) so it balances well with their other content.
I mean, who else gives an in depth review of stuff like this?: