Desperation Notifications

Social media platforms are leaning into deceptive design patterns to capture your attention but they’re just contributing to our growing “notification anxiety”

A MidJourney prompt for “an overwhelmed looking person being surrounded by a cloud of social media notifications, alerts, style of Russian propaganda poster” — shows a young man surrounded by a dark cloud composed of various types of notifications
MidJourney prompt for “an overwhelmed looking person being surrounded by a cloud of social media notifications, alerts, style of Russian propaganda poster”

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Robert Stribley

Writer. Photographer. UXer. Creative Director. Interests: immigration, privacy, human rights, design. UX: Publicis Groupe. Teach: SVA. Aussie/American. He/him.