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Web of Deceit : Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media,9780910965910

Web of Deceit : Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media

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9780910965910

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0910965919
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Pub. Date:
2/1/2012
Publisher(s):
Information Today, Inc.
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction If It's on the Internet, It Must Be Truep. ix
Social Media and Intentional Misinformationp. 1
They Know Where You Live: Guarding Your Privacy and Identityp. 21
Demonizing the "Other"p. 41
Ebuyer Bewarep. 57
Information Warfare and Cybersecurityp. 81
The Intentional Misleading of the American Public: Political Misinformationp. 107
Charity Scamsp. 133
Concluding Thoughtsp. 149
Evaluating Websitesp. 153
The Technologies of Deceit: An Annotated Glossaryp. 163
About The Contributorsp. 183
Indexp. 187
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