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Manipulation (psychology) is the action of manipulating someone in a clever or unscrupulous way.
Manipulation may also refer to:
- Crowd manipulation - use crowd psychology to direct the behavior of a crowd toward a specific action
- Internet manipulation - co-opting of digital technology (algorithms, automated scripts) for commercial, social or political purpose.
- Media manipulation - creating an image or argument in the news that favors partisan interests
- Market manipulation - interfering with the free and fair operation of financial markets.