Notes from the Electronic Cottage 8/20/20: Dark Patterns on the Web

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Seen any digital dark patterns lately? If you buy anything on the web, or subscribe to anything, or sign up for free samples of this or that, chances are pretty good that you have although you may not have noticed them. That’s the way they are designed, and not with your good in mind. Here’s how they work and why to avoid them.

Links mentioned in today’s program:

What Are Dark Patterns?

Link to the paper quoted today