Beyond News Contents: The Role of Social Context for Fake News Detection

@article{Shu2019BeyondNC,
  title={Beyond News Contents: The Role of Social Context for Fake News Detection},
  author={Kai Shu and Suhang Wang and Huan Liu},
  journal={Proceedings of the Twelfth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining},
  year={2019}
}
  • Kai Shu, Suhang Wang, Huan Liu
  • Published 20 December 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the Twelfth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining
Social media is becoming popular for news consumption due to its fast dissemination, easy access, and low cost. However, it also enables the wide propagation of fake news, i.e., news with intentionally false information. Detecting fake news is an important task, which not only ensures users receive authentic information but also helps maintain a trustworthy news ecosystem. The majority of existing detection algorithms focus on finding clues from news contents, which are generally not effective… 

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