What are Dark Patterns – Sneak Into the Basket
Wait! I don’t remember ordering that!
“Sneak into the basket” is just one example of a dark pattern out of many out there.
You do not benefit from this, but the business where you are buying from does.
Stop quickly skimming through your shopping cart, and take the time to double-check radio buttons, checkboxes, and product quantity at the moment of purchasing online.
According to DarkPatterns.org, this technique is now illegal in the UK and other EU countries. “