January 19, 2023
Visiting a page on the news site invokes a banner prompting to create an account. The ‘Register’ prompt is pre-selected and the ‘Maybe later’ option is inconspicuous. Plus ‘Maybe later’ leads the user to have to make a false statement about their future intent if they have absolutely no intention of ever registering. It attempts to guilt the person into registering or implying they wish to do so but do not have the time right now.
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- Felt Tricked