Saturday, June 29, 2019

People Wising Up To 'Nudge' Techniques

People are wising up to this?!?! Who fell for this crap in the first place?

Every now and again, a company will come up with a product "innovation" that seems to deprive people of their free will, driving great masses of internet users to look for Pokemon, or tend virtual farms, or buy now with one-click, or flock to Upworthy-style "You won't believe what happened next" stories, or be stampeded into buying something because there are "only two left" and "14 people have bought this item in the past 24 hours."