Colin Gray, Shruthi Chivukula
Contributor: Colin M. Gray and Shruthi Sai Chivukula
Curator/Editor: Anne Spaa
Genre: Dark patterns, asshole design, design ethics
|Websites such as this one, shared on the “asshole design” subreddit, use fake errors or obstructionist language to block access to content or user choice, drawing on dark pattern strategies such as obstruction and forced action .|
1. Gray, C.M., Kou, Y., Battles, B., Hoggatt, J., and Toombs, A.L. The dark (patterns) side of UX design. Proc. of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM Press, New York, 2018, Paper No. 534; https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3174108
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