Detecting Social Bots on Twitter: A Literature Review

@article{Alothali2018DetectingSB,
  title={Detecting Social Bots on Twitter: A Literature Review},
  author={Eiman Alothali and Nazar Zaki and Elfadil A. Mohamed and Hany Al Ashwal},
  journal={2018 International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT)},
  year={2018},
  pages={175-180}
}
Due to the exponential growth in the popularity of online social networks (OSNs), such as Twitter and Facebook, the number of machine accounts that are designed to mimic human users has increased. Social bots accounts (Sybils) have become more sophisticated and deceptive in their efforts to replicate the behaviors of normal accounts. As such, there is a distinct need for the research community to develop technologies that can detect social bots. This paper presents a review of the recent… CONTINUE READING

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