An analysis of just how prevalent "dark patterns" such as fake urgency and deceptive graphics are on shopping sites:
@porsupah Confirmshaming. There's a word for it?!
Also eww... these are about as disgusting as they are ubiquitous >_<
@Kyresti Apparently! And ugh, absolutely. Yet marketers still consider that a valid tactic - but then, they're the same people who brought us the nigh universal modal dialog on arriving on a site.
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