Flash Ad

Aesthetic Manipulation Brignull's "Disguised Ad" Gamification Interface Interference

Culprit

Internet Ad

Found

2 months ago

Source


This ad appears to the user as a game, and it uses flash to make it interactive. When the user moves their cursor around the ad, the target moves with it. When the user clicks to “stomp” the spider, the user is taken to a different site.

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