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Information: individual units of data put into context to convey a fact.

Misinformation

Misinformation: information that is inadvertently incorrect.

Disinformation

Disinformation: information that is deliberately inaccurate.  For example the large number of cigarette companies produced advertisements that promoted smoking as not hazardous to your health, even when they knew otherwise.

Deception

To cause to believe what is false; to mislead as to a matter of fact, lead into error, impose upon, delude, 'take in'.  Oxford English Dictionary.

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