Forced me to agree to personalized advertising in a popup to continue playing

Company

Wordscapes

Date

May 10, 2021

Industry

Gaming

Description

When playing Wordscapes, the online game forces the user to click “allow” to permit personalized advertising in order to continue playing the game. This dark pattern was originally posted on Reddit in May 2021.

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Harm Type(s)

  • Denied Choice
  • Felt Tricked
  • Lost Privacy

Tags

gaming
Forced me to agree to personalized advertising in a popup to continue playing

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