- an article on the Internet presented in the form of a numbered or bullet-pointed list
- a personal correspondence structured for the purposes of frictionless social-media sharing a personal correspondence structured for the purposes of frictionless social-media sharing
- a piece of writing or other content presented wholly or partly in the form of a list
- a list that gives a structure, a numerical narrative, to a text that otherwise lacks any kind of internal architecture
- contemporary media culture prioritizes the smart take, the sound bite, the takeaway, the listicle is the takeaway in its most convenient form
So what do you think? Are “listicles” a quick and easy way to present information in our fast and frantic world, or are they a pathway to ADHD for everyone?
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