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False Advertising

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

False advertising, like many other forms of lying and deception, can involve the exaggeration of an item's characteristics. False advertising, however, goes beyond mere exaggeration, and often involves the intentional misrepresentation of a product for the purpose of ...

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