In an age of driving links and traffic to their website, more and more people are re-posting articles with attention grabbing headlines, trying to push people to their site. Case in point – Healthcare Communications reposted this blog – 10 health care jobs most impacted by the Affordable Care Act a repost from Medical Billing and Coding Blog. The article is full of buzz worthy key words, but taking a glance at the actual substance, we see no mention of nurses as a career impacted by the Affordable Care Act, despite the legions of information that says otherwise, not to mention common sense. But yet, within the hour it’s gotten re-tweets, reposts. Heading over to the source of the article, its had even more traffic – but little substance.
I’m all for getting information out there on the internet, but at what cost? where did common sense and thinking go in all of this?