Finding Deceptive Opinion Spam by Any Stretch of the Imagination

  title={Finding Deceptive Opinion Spam by Any Stretch of the Imagination},
  author={Myle Ott and Yejin Choi and Claire Cardie and Jeffrey T. Hancock},
Consumers increasingly rate, review and research products online (Jansen, 2010; Litvin et al., 2008). Consequently, websites containing consumer reviews are becoming targets of opinion spam. While recent work has focused primarily on manually identifiable instances of opinion spam, in this work we study deceptive opinion spam—fictitious opinions that have been deliberately written to sound authentic. Integrating work from psychology and computational linguistics, we develop and compare three… CONTINUE READING
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