30 avril 2018

How Dark Patterns Trick You Online

How Dark Patterns Trick You Online
Nerdwriter, YouTube, 2018/04/13
Pattern recognition is a critical literacy. This video makes it clear why, with vivid examples of how hard it is to close your account, and how easy it is to pay money. Companies use tactics like 'roach motel' and acculturation in order to persuade you to take actions that work against your best interests. The term 'dark pattern' was coined by  in 2010. Here's a Hall of Shame from Harry Brignull's 'Dark Patterns' website. More...

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