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Defense Against The Dark Patterns

Kevin Clark
October 10, 2018

Defense Against The Dark Patterns

Kevin Clark

October 10, 2018
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  1. DARK
    PATTERNS
    2017
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    HELLO!

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  3. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    MY NAME IS
    KEVIN CLARK

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    MY NAME IS
    KEVIN CLARK

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    Pay

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  17. HOW DO YOU
    OPT IN?
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    Unclear if you successfully
    purchased
    1
    Interrupting the main purpose
    of the page
    2
    “Maybe next time” is massively
    de-emphasized
    3

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  20. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    CONGRATULATIONS!
    YOU JUST CREATED YOUR
    FIRST DARK PATTERN!

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  21. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    What are the different types of dark patterns?
    1
    Why are they a bad idea?
    2
    Why are they used anyways?
    3
    What can you do to avoid them?
    4

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  22. MIS-DIRECTION
    BAIT & SWITCH
    FRIEND SPAM
    HIDDEN COSTS ROADBLOCK
    FORCED CONTINUITY
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  23. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    BAIT &
    SWITCH

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  24. WINDOWS 10
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  26. MACOS
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    Updates Ready to Install Updates Ready to Install
    Install Install
    Later Later
    not be updated Some apps could not be updated
    automatically.

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    MACOS
    Updates Ready to Install Updates Ready to Install
    Install Install
    not be updated Some apps could not be updated
    automatically. Later
    Try in an Hour
    Try Tonight
    Remind Me Tomorrow
    Turn On Automatic Software Updates
    NEVER

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  28. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    TWITTER

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    MACOS

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  30. BEFORE AFTER
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  31. FRIEND
    SPAM
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    LINKEDIN

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  33. HIDDEN
    COSTS
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    GODADDY

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    GODADDY

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  36. We’re charging you extra for
    privacy. Here’s why.

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  37. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    TICKETMASTER

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  38. MIS—
    DIRECTION
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  39. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    TWITTER

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  40. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    NEWSLETTERS
    SPOTTHEUNSUBSCRIBE.COM

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  44. FORCED
    CONTINUITY
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  45. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    INSTAGRAM

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    MEETUP.COM

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    MEETUP.COM

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    MEETUP.COM

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  51. ROAD
    BLOCK
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    NEWSLETTER MODALS

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    MEDIUM

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  55. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    FACEBOOK

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    FACEBOOK

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    FACEBOOK

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    FACEBOOK

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  59. MIS-DIRECTION
    BAIT & SWITCH
    FRIEND SPAM
    HIDDEN COSTS ROADBLOCK
    FORCED CONTINUITY
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  60. WHAT DID WE LEARN?
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  61. NO. 01
    Dark patterns can happen even
    if you have the best intentions
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    NO. 02
    Dark patterns emerge when
    you focus on one metric only

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    NO. 03
    Dark patterns optimize for
    the short term

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  64. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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    NO. 04
    You’ll move a metric, but you
    won’t achieve your goals

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  65. HOW DID WE CHANGE OUR
    DESIGN BASED ON THAT?
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  66. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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  67. BUT HOW DID YOU CONVICE
    YOUR STAKEHOLDERS?
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    Understand the business incentives that are at
    play in your organization
    1
    Build your trust battery with your stakeholders
    2
    Make sure your design solutions take into
    consideration business goals and company values
    3

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  69. DARK PATTERNS 2017
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  70. THANK YOU
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