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Web of Deceit : Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media
Information Today, Inc.
As the Internet has become flooded with untrustworthy information, some of which is intentionally misleading or erroneous, this book teaches Web surfers how inaccurate data can affect their health, privacy, investments, business decisions, online purchases, and legal affairs.
Anne P. Mintz formerly worked for several decades as director of information centers in the fields of media and investment banking. She is the author of Web of Deception. She lives in New York City.
Table of Contents
|Introduction If It's on the Internet, It Must Be True||p. ix|
|Social Media and Intentional Misinformation||p. 1|
|They Know Where You Live: Guarding Your Privacy and Identity||p. 21|
|Demonizing the "Other"||p. 41|
|Ebuyer Beware||p. 57|
|Information Warfare and Cybersecurity||p. 81|
|The Intentional Misleading of the American Public: Political Misinformation||p. 107|
|Charity Scams||p. 133|
|Concluding Thoughts||p. 149|
|Evaluating Websites||p. 153|
|The Technologies of Deceit: An Annotated Glossary||p. 163|
|About The Contributors||p. 183|
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