Usability disasters

Posted by Mark Rogers on Nov 11, 2010 | 


Today is World Usability Day, so I’m going to talk about some famous usability disasters. As web developers we’re lucky - our usability shortcomings almost never kill anyone.

Some famous examples of fatal usability problems include:

Can web sites kill people? Flashing content in animated GIFs or video can trigger a seizure in people with photo-sensitive epilepsy. Seizures can be fatal.


First posted Nov 2010