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The Resource Web of deceit : misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media, edited by Anne P. Mintz, (electronic book)

Web of deceit : misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media, edited by Anne P. Mintz, (electronic book)

Label
Web of deceit : misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media
Title
Web of deceit
Title remainder
misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anne P. Mintz
Title variation
Web of Deceit: Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Skilled researchers, journalists, and subject experts have come together in this follow-up to Web of Deception to reveal important lessons for staying safe and retaining privacy online. In the wake of the social media popularity boom-epitomized by MySpace, eBay, and Craigslist and accelerating with Facebook and Twitter-the success of internet con artists and thieves has been quick to follow. Manipulators have been provided with the tools and targets to perpetrate hoaxes and con games on an ever larger scale. An invaluable guide to safe internet usage, this resource explains the importance of guarding privacy and identity online, spotting misinformation, avoiding charity scams, and evaluating websites
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6773
LC item number
.W423 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Mintz, Anne P
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  • Internet fraud
  • Electronic information resource literacy
  • Computer network resources
  • Internet searching
Label
Web of deceit : misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media, edited by Anne P. Mintz, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: if it's on the internet, it must be true / Anne P. Mintz -- Social media and intentional misinformation / Meg Smith -- They know where you live : guarding your privacy and identity / Cynthia Hetherington -- Demonizing the "other" / Eli Edwards -- Ebuyer beware / Ben Fractenberg -- Information warfare and cybersecurity / Deborah A. Liptak -- The intentional misleading of the American public : political misinformation / Laura Gordon-Murnane -- Charity scams / Craig Thompson
Control code
ebs1228927e
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781937290634
Isbn Type
(online)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn726821220
  • (EBZ)ebs1228927e
Label
Web of deceit : misinformation and manipulation in the age of social media, edited by Anne P. Mintz, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: if it's on the internet, it must be true / Anne P. Mintz -- Social media and intentional misinformation / Meg Smith -- They know where you live : guarding your privacy and identity / Cynthia Hetherington -- Demonizing the "other" / Eli Edwards -- Ebuyer beware / Ben Fractenberg -- Information warfare and cybersecurity / Deborah A. Liptak -- The intentional misleading of the American public : political misinformation / Laura Gordon-Murnane -- Charity scams / Craig Thompson
Control code
ebs1228927e
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781937290634
Isbn Type
(online)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn726821220
  • (EBZ)ebs1228927e

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