Want to get a sense for how many etailers are out there? Get this- Magento is one out of a reported 600 shopping carts (source). Magento alone is cart of choice for 75,000 etailers (source). You do the math.
Neuromarketing is powerful, which is why us marketers need to be on the right side of ethics.
It's one thing to create a strategy to slow down distracted users. It's quite another to use tactics to manipulate.
Seen the Netflix documentary Fyre Festival? That's an example of unethical marketing.
Let's use marketing for good.