Grabbing eyeballs

Towse self at TOWSE.COM
Thu Apr 10 01:36:26 UTC 2003

I *know* what "eyeballs" are due to my misspent time.

Headline in Times of India is "War on TV grabs eyeballs and

Anyone have an idea when "grabbing eyeballs" came into use as a
synonym for attracting viewers (in a TV sense) or users (in a Web
sense). I've heard it often since the hot-hot dot-com days from
marketing folks who'd talk about needing to grab eyeballs.

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