Fake News Detection on Social Media: A Data Mining Perspective

@article{Shu2017FakeND,
  title={Fake News Detection on Social Media: A Data Mining Perspective},
  author={Kai Shu and Amy Lynn Sliva and Suhang Wang and Jiliang Tang and Huan Liu},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1708.01967}
}
Social media for news consumption is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, its low cost, easy access, and rapid dissemination of information lead people to seek out and consume news from social media. On the other hand, it enables the wide spread of \fake news", i.e., low quality news with intentionally false information. The extensive spread of fake news has the potential for extremely negative impacts on individuals and society. Therefore, fake news detection on social media has recently… 

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