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Jasmine McNealy Contributes to Online Site for Reporting Deceptive Design Patterns

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Telecommunication associate professor, is part of a 12-member team and a researcher for a new online site Dark Patterns Tip Line.

Jasmine McNealy
Jasmine McNealy

The free online site, led by a team of designers, academic researchers, legal experts, policy specialists, and advocacy-minded individuals, allows consumers to submit and highlight deceptive design patterns they see in everyday products and services that persuade you into doing things you probably would not do otherwise.

The team collects dark patterns to better understand how technology is exploiting people and then they leverage this data to combat manipulative practices online through policy reform.

Posted: May 20, 2021
Category: College News, Diversity News, Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project News
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