Dark Patterns: dirty tricks designers use to make people do stuff | 90 Percent Of Everything

Image credit: Paul McDonald Normally we think of bad design as consisting of laziness, mistakes, or school-boy errors. We refer to these sorts of design patterns as Antipatterns. However, there's another kind of bad design pattern, one that's been crafted with great attention to detail, and a solid understanding of human psychology, to trick users into do things they wouldn't otherwise have done.

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