|WHAT:||The Federal Trade Commission will host a virtual workshop to examine digital “dark patterns,” a range of potentially deceptive or unfair user interface designs used on websites and mobile apps.|
|WHEN:||Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10:30 a.m. ET – 4:30 p.m. ET|
|WHERE:||The workshop will be held online. A link to view the workshop will be posted the morning of the event to ftc.gov and the event page.|
|WHO:||The workshop will feature opening remarks by FTC Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., as well as five panel discussions.|
|TWITTER:||The event will be tweeted live from the FTC’s Twitter page (@FTC) using the hashtag #DarkPatternsFTC.|
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