Definitions for "Misinformation"
Untrue or incorrect information.
Online information that is misleading, erroneous or false. On the Web, examples of misinformation include online hoaxes and urban legends, counterfeit sites, parody and spoof sites, fictitious sites, questionable sites, malicious sites and some product sites.
invalid or specious ideas that impede understanding the truth. Misinformation has a less accusatory connotation than the similar term disinformation.