Handbook of Research on Deception, Fake News, and Misinformation Online

Editor/Author Chiluwa, Innocent E. and Samoilenko, Sergei A.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $295.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $442.50
ISBN: 978-1-5225-8535-0
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 43
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Research on Deception, Fake News, and Misinformation Online provides broad perspectives, practices, and case studies on online deception. It also offers deception-detection methods on how to address the challenges of the various aspects of deceptive online communication and cyber fraud.

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Table of Contents

    • Advances in Media, Entertainment, and the Arts (AMEA) Book Series
    • Preface
    • Section 1: Introduction: Concepts and Perspectives
    • Chapter 1: Understanding Online Falsehood From the Perspective of Social Problem
    • Chapter 2: Trolls, Bots, and Whatnots: Deceptive Content, Deception Detection, and Deception Suppression
    • Chapter 3: Factors Influencing Gossiping Behavior in Social Chatting Platforms
    • Chapter 4: Misleading Media Portrayals in a Globalized World: Justification of State Control Through an Orientalist Lens
    • Chapter 5: “Too Good to Be True”: Semi-Naked Bodies on Social Media
    • Chapter 6: Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman: A Critical Case Study on Social Media, Deception, and Lil Miquela
    • Chapter 7: Toward a Theoretical Model of Authentic and Fake User-Generated Online Reviews
    • Section 2: Fake News and Misleading Reports
    • Chapter 8: The Fundamental Roles of Technology in the Spread of Fake News
    • Chapter 9: “Ridiculous and Untrue – FAKE NEWS!”: The Impact of Labeling Fake News
    • Chapter 10: Fake Online News: Rethinking News Credibility for the Changing Media Environment
    • Chapter 11: Fake News and Information Warfare: An Examination of the Political and Psychological Processes From the Digital Sphere to the Real World
    • Chapter 12: New Mythologies of Fake News: WhatsApp and Misrepresented Scientific Achievements of Ancient India
    • Chapter 13: The Rise of Professional Facebook Content Generators in Vietnam: A Fake News Campaign Against the Betibuti Founder
    • Chapter 14: Social Media and the Challenges of Curtailing the Spread of Fake News in Nigeria
    • Section 3: Misinformation and Deception in Business
    • Chapter 15: On the Alert for Share Price Manipulation and Inadvertent Disclosure in Social Media Channels: An Exploratory Investigation of Nordic Companies
    • Chapter 16: Understanding and Countering Misinformation About Climate Change
    • Section 4: Propaganda, Defamation, and Political Deception
    • Chapter 17: The Pragmatics of Political Deception on Facebook
    • Chapter 18: False Information Narratives: The IRA’s 2016 Presidential Election Facebook Campaign
    • Chapter 19: The Art of Deception in Political Advertising: A Study of Nigeria’s 2015 Presidential Election Campaigns
    • Chapter 20: Profiting From the “Trump Bump”: The Effects of Selling Negativity in the Media
    • Chapter 21: Troll Farm: Anonymity as a Weapon for Online Character Assassination
    • Section 5: Phishing, Email Scams, and Ponzi Schemes
    • Chapter 22: “Attention Beneficiary…!”: Assessing Types and Features of Scam Emails
    • Chapter 23: “Truth,” Lies, and Deception in Ponzi and Pyramid Schemes
    • Section 6: Deceptive Online Dating and Romance Scam
    • Chapter 24: The Role of Deceptive Communication and Gender in Shaping Online Dating Interactions: A Discursive Approach
    • Chapter 25: Online Romance in the 21st Century: Deceptive Online Dating, Catfishing, Romance Scams, and “Mail Order” Marriages
    • Section 7: Online Religious Deception
    • Chapter 26: Patterns of Deceptive Communication of Social and Religious Issues in Social Media: Representation of Social Issues in Social Media
    • Chapter 27: “Type Amen” or Perish! Religious Deception on Facebook
    • Section 8: Deceptive Content by Extremist and Terrorist Groups
    • Chapter 28: Deception in Online Terrorist Propaganda: A Study of ISIS and Boko Haram
    • Chapter 29: Persuasive Propaganda: An Investigation of Online Deceptive Tactics of Islamist, White, and Zionist Extremists