Spencer JohnsonFollow


Clicking on a web link sometimes takes the user to an unexpected destination or results in an unexpected operation, possibly exposing the user to undesirable content and resulting in a frustrating user experience (UX). This disclosure describes mechanisms that display visual indicators dynamically within a web browser to provide information about the nature of the resource expected upon activation of a given link. The indicators deliver corresponding information about the destination of a link while the user is likely considering activating on the link but is yet to do so. The indicators are rendered dynamically as the user moves a mouse pointer around within a page and hovers over any of the linked elements in the page.

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