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Discussion on: Are Anti App Addiction Policies/Laws the next big discussion in tech?

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George

The question is, can you create a successful user centric product without it being addicting?

The only “non addicting” apps on my phone are those which provide a service (banking, setting, camera, etc). Everything else is only there because it has a value to me in one way or another. Most of which is entertainment/procrastination.

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Sarthak Sharma Author

Exactly, That's one should aim for. But as you said it hard as hell.

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Scot McSweeney-Roberts

if there is any legislation regarding app addiction etc, it will have to be softly worded, there is not quantifiable measure for it.

Soft words and no quantifiable measures is a recipe for terrible laws. Law is a sledgehammer and will be used as such.