Web of Deceit

Web of Deceit

Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media

Book - 2012
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For all its amazing benefits, the worldwide social media phenomenon--epitomized by such sites as Facebook, Myspace, eBay, Twitter, and craigslist--has provided manipulative people and organizations with the tools (and human targets) that allow hoaxes and con games to be perpetrated on a vast scale. In this eye-opening follow-up to her popular 2002 book, Web of Deception, Anne P. Mintz brings together a team of expert researchers, journalists, and subject experts to explain how misinformation is intentionally spread and to illuminate the dangers in a range of critical areas. Web of Deceit is a must-read for any internet user who wants to avoid being victimized by liars, thieves, and propagandists in the age of ubiquitous social media.
Publisher: Medford, N.J. : CyberAge Books, c2012
ISBN: 9780910965910
Branch Call Number: 364.163 W38 2012
Characteristics: xxi, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Mintz, Anne P.


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