UI Anti-Pattern or Dark Patterns

Interesting insights from the site: DarkPatterns.org

“A Dark Pattern is a type of user interface that appears to have been carefully crafted to trick users into doing things, such as buying insurance with their purchases or signing up for recurring bills.”

The site features a Slideshare presentation, shared below, and is host to several crowd-sourced dark patterns. If you know of something that fits the bill, go ahead and support this community with your finding: submissions@darkpatterns.org

Vishal Mehta

Vishal Mehta

Vishal Mehta is a UX professional, hands-on designer and coder. He is a consultant to product companies in San Francisco Bay Area. He loves to play chess and design solutions in spare time. He ran a UX company, IDYeah Creations for six years in India. His expressions can be found on popular platforms like UX Booth, Technorati and SAP Community Network.

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