- Dark patterns, the tricks websites use to make you say yes, explained
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- How Facebook and Other Sites Manipulate Your Privacy Choices
- Figma is using dark patterns to charge you more.
- Dark Patterns And Other Design No-Nos For Mobile
Think you can tell a dark pattern from an ethically designed prompt? Take our quiz to find out
«dark pattern—design choices that steer people into decisions they may not have made under normal conditions.»
How design can manipulate and coerce you into doing what websites want.
«“I think the internet has made it easier to industrialize the way in which we persuade and, in turn, manipulate and deceive each other,”»
Are you being tricked and overcharged by them too?
Scientists glimpsed the distribution of dark matter around galaxies 12 billions of years ago, which is much earlier than previous studies.
Social media platforms repeatedly use so-called dark patterns to nudge you toward giving away more of your data.
The mobile web is a booming place right now, which means web designers are spending lots of time trying to figure out how to win over this particular class of users. One way not to do that? Dark patterns. While your company may get some superficial and short-term gains in the process, nothing good will come from it in the long-run.
No, it's not only you—some user interfaces today intentionally want to confuse and enroll.
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