Michail Tsikerdekis

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Identity deception has become an increasingly important issue in the social media environment. The case of blocked users initiating new accounts, often called sockpuppetry, is widely known and past efforts, which have attempted to detect such users, have been primarily based on verbal behavior (e.g., using profile data or lexical features in text). Although(More)
In the past decade social networking services (SNS) flooded the Web. The nature of such sites makes identity deception easy, offering a quick way to set up and manage identities, and then connect with and deceive others. Fighting deception requires a coordinated approach by users and developers to ensure detection and prevention. This article identifies the(More)
Identity deception in social media applications has negatively impacted online communities and it is likely to increase as the social media user population grows. The ease of generating new accounts on social media has exacerbated the issue. Many previous studies have been posited that focused on both verbal, non-verbal, and network data produced by users(More)
Sockpuppet are the fake identity used by some malicious users. In Wikipedia, there are number of sockpuppets present. Two different online accounts, belongs to the same person are called sockpuppet. Sockpuppets has become significant issues, in which one can have fake identity for some specific purpose or malicious use. Sockpuppet detection are based on(More)