iOS 15 Humane
If apps use certain persuasive design techniques, Apple could require developers to offer less distracting settings in order to pass the app review. After engaging with a certain app, do you feel like it made your life better? Was it time well spent? Check-Ins.At the end of an app session of 15 minutes or more, an actionable notification could ask you if this was time well spent. Top Time Well Spent Apps Apple could highlight those apps that people truly enjoy. Regret Tax Apple could introduce a tax for App Store listings below a certain Time Well Spent percentage. This would a) directly incentivize developers to optimize for time well spent and b) could be used to accelerate Humane Tech projects and reward apps with a very high time well spent metric. Apple could analyze usage patterns and detect mindless browsing, such as idly switching between apps, opening & closing apps rapidly, scrolling back and forth, .... Apple could help us set conditions for how and when we use certain apps.