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A person or website that posts eye-catching headlines for stories that aren't very accurate or just plain made up, in the hope that they'll go viral on social media, bringing in ad revenue. Also, a generator of fake news that frequently claims to be doing "satire" when called out for just making up outrageous shit.
He fancies himself a hip satirist, but he's really just a second-rate clickbaiter.
by PieterB March 10, 2015
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A clickbaiter is one who uses a misleading title or an off-topic thumbnail that will attract his or her audience and leaving the clickbaiter with more views than expected.
Title: 1000 DEGREE KNIFE VS. MY THROAT

Person: Wow! This looks interesting!

Clickbaiter: So today we're reading comments from tumblr posts!

Person: Baited Again.
by InstaMeme February 09, 2017
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Clickbaiter is a person, who titles their video/article to something, that isn't related to their video/article. They just want views/clicks to get popular/viral.
Clickbait Video title: I AM BETTER THAN NINJA IN FORTNITE
Clickbaiter's Video content: "So I am watching some Fortnite videos!"
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Clickbait Article title: WORLD END DATE REVEALED!
Clickbaiter's Article content: "It might be in 3012, but we are only 2% sure"
by Sandnder August 18, 2018
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