TIL: dark pattern

Have you ever signed up for a free trial to get stuck in an auto-renewing subscription? Or struggled to unsubscribe from unwanted emails?

You may have encountered what is known as “dark patterns.”

Dark patterns are design experiences carefully crafted to trick users into doing something they may not have intended to - like subscribing to a service, making a purchase, or sharing more personal data than desired.

Some common dark patterns to watch out for include:

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