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The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides-NIr&Far

The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides-NIr&Far

Update: 2021-07-05
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‘Dark patterns’ aren’t always malicious mind control. They’re often a symptom of disjointed company culture. Will the Times change?’


A recent New York Times op-ed, titled “Stopping the Manipulation Machines,” derided the use of dark patterns: design tricks that push people to do things online by confusing or deliberately inconveniencing them.


Kudos to the writer, Greg Bensinger, a member of the Times’ editorial board, who does a laudable job calling out obnoxious dark patterns.


You can read the NirAndFar blog post on: The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides https://www.nirandfar.com/cancel-new-york-times/


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The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides-NIr&Far

The New York Times Uses the Very Dark Patterns it Derides-NIr&Far

Nir Eyal