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Let me opt in, don’t force me to opt out



Published on | Prototyping: From UX to Front End — Medium Amanda Russell Social networks increasingly offer the illusion of choice re: notifications and features The default selection for LinkedIn’s new “active status” messaging feature LinkedIn recently unveiled “active status” for messaging: if you’re online and/or on your phone, people in your network will be able to see this. The company automatically opts you in to this feature instead of giving you to the option. Social networks have been limiting our freedom of choice for years now. Despite the torrent of