Disinformation on the Web: Impact, Characteristics, and Detection of Wikipedia Hoaxes


Wikipedia is a major source of information for many people. However, false information on Wikipedia raises concerns about its credibility. One way in which false information may be presented on Wikipedia is in the form of hoax articles, i.e., articles containing fabricated facts about nonexistent entities or events. In this paper we study false information… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2872427.2883085


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