I want to know what you guys think about a pulsing animation to grab attention to know about the advantages to login. The idea is having a circle pulsing and when the user makes hover it shows a tooltip and he can click and know more. And after the user makes the login it disappears. enter image description here

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  • The pulsing is one thing but you should also consider whether having a clickable/hoverable tooltip on top of a clickable/hoverable button is really the best idea.
    – DasBeasto
    Feb 12, 2019 at 16:01
  • The circle looks like a very small target, why not use the entire button area instead?
    – Luciano
    Feb 13, 2019 at 16:02

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I would be wary of having something pulse on the screen with no way to make it stop. This kind of animation can be very distracting. I would caution you to not "annoy" the user into signing in.

In a project I'm currently working on, only the most severe errors that are still occurring use a pulsing animation.

Instead, consider using an onboarding tooltip that can inform the user of the benefits an account provides, but is easily dismissible. See the example from Slack below:

Slack onboarding example. (Source)

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