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…l display units through contrast reversal» (1980). In particular, they found that participants were 26% more accurate in reading text when it was featured with dark characters on a light background.
Microinteractions must survive long-term use. What seems fun the first time might become annoying after the 100th use.
Microinteractions work because they appeal to the user’s natural desire for acknowledgement. The user instantly knows their action was accepted and she wants be delighted by visual rewards. Also microinteractions can guide users in how to work the system.