Have you ever tried to delete your Amazon account?

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Dark Patterns are tricks used in websites and apps that make you do things that you didn't mean to, like buying or signing up for something.

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HOW DO DARK PATTERNS WORK?

When you use websites and apps, you don’t read every word on every page - you skim read and make assumptions. If a company wants to trick you into doing something, they can take advantage of this by making a page look like it is saying one thing when it is, in fact, saying another. You can defend yourself by learning about Dark Patterns on this site.

Source: Harry Brignull (2019) darkpatterns.org

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