Follow

Last night, I was playing a Shitty Mobile Puzzle Game and it offered to let me skip a puzzle for some small but nonzero amount of money.

Today, I discovered this thing where Google tried letting people subscribe to not see ads: web.archive.org/web/2018021302

Now I'm just reflecting on the sheer bizarreness of an industry where you pay companies to not do things.

walking up to people and making obnoxious dumb noises at them and offering to stop for $5

(startup or performance art? why not both?)

@emily Modern product design: create a problem, then sell the solution

@emily “Yeah, that’s some nice search results I’ve got here. Sure would be a shame if someone were to plaster ads all over them”

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!