Persuasion, coercion and manipulation: How not to fall for the dark side

Apart from the beautifully pointless webpage leekspin.com (be careful, it sings), most websites are designed with a specific, utilitarian purpose in mind. They’re made to entertain, inform, convince and, ideally, to persuade an audience to change their attitudes, behaviour or both. Anyone using the internet is inevitably affected by these attempts to influence, whether as […]

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