Why Some Apps Use Fake Progress Bars - The Atlantic

Why Some Apps Use Fake Progress Bars – The Atlantichttps://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/02/why-some-apps-use-fake-progress-bars/517233/?single_page=true&ref=webdesignernews.comArtificial wait times are an example of what Eytan Adar, a professor of information and computer science at the University of Michigan, calls “benevolent deception.” In a paper he published in 2013 with a pair of Microsoft researchers, Adar described a wide range of design decisions that trick their users—but end up leaving them better off.