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Detects Facebook posts as clickbait using deep learning

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Rahul Kapoor
@iamrahulkapoor · Developer by heart but gentle by mind.
Hello Product Hunt! People continually fall for clickbait and as Wired in it's article mentioned Whether you think clickbait is on the rise, obscurant and self-negating, not such a big deal, or the root of all evil, one thing is clear about it: It’s increasingly hard to pin down. A lot of editors use clickbait in an effort to manipulate you or grab your at… See more

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Ian MacKinnon
@imackinn · CTO @ Later.com
Digging through the GitHub repo, seems like the extension makes a call to a backed for the deep learning (fair enough). Can you give us a TLDR of how the deep learning goes? Did you train once with some corpus on Theano or Tensorflow, or is there a rules-based system back there?
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Rahul Kapoor
@iamrahulkapoor · Developer by heart but gentle by mind.
Hello Product Hunt! People continually fall for clickbait and as Wired in it's article mentioned Whether you think clickbait is on the rise, obscurant and self-negating, not such a big deal, or the root of all evil, one thing is clear about it: It’s increasingly hard to pin down. A lot of editors use clickbait in an effort to manipulate you or grab your at… See more
Preetam Nath
@hipreetam93
Very nice. Giving this a shot. nother useful thing would be to help me find articles that are likely false (story not being corroborated by other reputed publications).
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@shakurgreen
Make this for YouTube and we have ourselves a winner.
Gabriel Nechita
@nechitagabriel · Full-Stack Developer
Had the same idea a few years ago, but I couldn't deliver it as I didn't have any programming skills. Glad someone built something similar. Good luck with your idea.