Forced me to agree to personalized advertising in a popup to continue playing
May 10, 2021
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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- Denied Choice
- Felt Tricked
- Lost Privacy
June 02, 2021
Scientific American (along with a host of other sites)
Required cookie tracking without a simple right to refuse
April 26, 2021
Persuaded me to use the browser with button colors
Upon setting up a new PC, this popup asks if I would like to browse the web using Microsoft Edge. The "Get Started" button is highlighted in blue while the "Maybe later" option is grayed out, nudging me to use the platform with colors.