"Anne Mintz has once again assembled some savvy writers who have a lot to teach us about being safe on the web. The dangers of social media command our attention now more than ever, and this book is a must-read for anyone who socializes, shops, or interacts online. In other words, all of us!" Ari L. Goldman, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
"Anne Mintz and her contributors approach intentional misinformation thoughtfully, knowledgeably, and with a refreshing lack of hysteria. The book sparkles with insight, expertise, wit, and dramaticif appallingexamples of deception on the Net." Reva Basch, executive editor, Super Searchers book series, on Web of Deception
"[N]ot merely essential for our cyber age, but quintessential." Christopher Buckley, author, Thank You For Smoking, on Web of Deception
"The subject of misinformation is of growing importance and Anne Mintz's new book uses timely examples to make information abuse come alive. Anyone interested in understanding the challenges 'big data' present to researchers will find Ms. Mintz’s guidance valuable."Stephen E. Arnold, ArnoldIT.com
"A fascinating and disturbing series of essays about the abuses of social mediaa topic that could not be more timely."Peter Beinart, associate professor of journalism and political science, CUNY
About the Author
Anne P. Mintz formerly worked for several decades as director of information centers in the fields of media and investment banking. She is the author of Web of Deception. She lives in New York City.