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