All kinds of con-artistry rely on the hustler having knowledge that the victim doesn’t have. They have to know about the trick and the victim cannot know about it or it won’t work. As soon as that knowledge… Read More

What’s amazing is the sheer number of brands that are (using manipulative user interfaces to take advantage of consumers). And these big businesses are sort of giving the small up-and-coming businesses the green light – saying ‘if you… Read More

Why is it in SEO they always recognize the difference between black hat and white hat practices, but in user interface designs people don’t really talk about it? Dark Patterns.org by Harry Brignill