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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.

Ed. by Anne P. Mintz.

Information Today, Inc.

2012

199 pages

$29.95

Paperback

HV6773

This collection of seven essays on truth in the information age presents a discussion of mis- and disinformation in an era of social media and information overload. Topics discussed include social media and intentional misinformation, privacy and identity protection, racism and hate-speech, e-commerce and fraud, information warfare and cyber-security, political misinformation, and charity scams. The volume also includes information on website evaluation techniques and a glossary of technologies and terms. Contributors are journalists and library scientists from the US.

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