designed to deceive

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Claire Wardie of First Draft News identifies seven types of fake news - "satire or parody (no intention to harm but has potential to fool); false connection (when headlines, visuals, or captions do not support the content); misleading content (misleading use of information to frame an issue or an individual); false content (when genuine content is shared with false contextual information); imposter content (when genuine sources are impersonated with false, made-up sources}; manipulated content (when genuine information or imagery is manipulated to deceive as with a doctored photo); and fabricated content (when new content is 100% false, designed to deceive and do harm).
What I find useful as a guideline is John Nery's (@jnery_newstand) 3D formula-'It is a deliberate act of fabrication and manipulation; disguised to look, sound, feel like the news, designed to deceive.
The inspection team found large quantities of dates and dried fruit in toilets and labor rooms, as well as leaflets and counterfeit containers designed to deceive consumers.
We and our sister titles up and down the country are together helping tackle the "fake news" phenomenon - which has seen made-up information designed to deceive spread far and wide on social media.
In the past 12 months there has barely been a single global event - from the election of Trump down - that has not been infected by the suggestion that made-up information designed to deceive had been circulated indiscriminately via social media.
The US Presidential election was infected by the suggestion that fabricated information designed to deceive had been circulated indiscriminately via social media.
The presidential election in the United States was infected by the suggestion that entirely fabricated information designed to deceive had been circulated indiscriminately via social media.
In the past 12 months there has barely been a single global event that has not been infected by the suggestion that entirely fabricated information designed to deceive had been circulated indiscriminately via social media.
This is designed to deceive the voters of Pembrokeshire and any member of the IPPG whether in a cabinet or junior role who has produced election literature professing to be an Independent should hang their heads in shame.
The FTCs complaint alleges that the defendants used affiliate marketers to place internet pop-up ads designed to deceive consumers into thinking the ads originated from legitimate technology companies like Apple or Microsoft to warn the consumer that their computer was infected with viruses or malware.
Soon, however, it became clear that this time the Saudis would not play the role written for them in a script designed to deceive the Iranians, other Muslims, and indeed the whole world.
Increasingly, though, they're being influenced by an inhuman force: software robots specifically designed to deceive them.