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.


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