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

Edited by Anne P. Mintz with Amber Benham, Eli Edwards, Ben Fractenberg, Laura Gordon-Murnane, Cynthia Hetherington, CFE, Deborah A. Liptak, Meg Smith and Craig Thompson

This book’s author is a CFE



For all its amazing benefits, the worldwide social media phenomenon 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. A decade after the publication of "Web Of Deception", Anne P. Mintz returns with a new teams of researchers, journalists, and subject experts to explain how misinformation is intentionally spread and to illuminate specific dangers. 

"Web of Deceit" is essential reading for any internet user who wants to avoid being victimized by liars, thieves and propagandists in the age of ubiquitous social media. 

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This book's author is a CFE.
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ISBN 0-910965-91-9
Publisher Cyberage Books
Published Copyright 2012
Pages 199
Format Paperback

Table of Contents

Appendix AA Evaluating Websites
Appendix B The Technologies of Deceit: An Annotated Glossary
Chapter 1 Social Media and Intentional Misinformation
Chapter 2 They Know Where You Live: Guarding Your Privacy and Identity
Chapter 3 Demonizing the "Other"
Chapter 4 Ebuyer Beware
Chapter 5 Information Warfare and Cybersecurity
Chapter 6 The Intentional Misleading of the American Public: Political Misinformation
Chapter 7 Charity Scams

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