Method for Detecting Spammers and Fake Profiles in Social Networks Patent Application Publication Method for Detecting Spammers and Fake Profiles in Social Networks Field of the Invention

@inproceedings{GurionMethodFD,
  title={Method for Detecting Spammers and Fake Profiles in Social Networks Patent Application Publication Method for Detecting Spammers and Fake Profiles in Social Networks Field of the Invention},
  author={Ben Gurion and Academ {\'E}a Edi-R and Na Na}
}
(57) ABSTRACT A method for protecting user privacy in an online social network, according to which negative examples of fake pro ?les and positive examples of legitimate pro?les are chosen from the database of existing users of the social network. Then, a predetermined set of features is extracted for each chosen fake and legitimate pro?le, by dividing the friends or followers of the chosen examples to communities and ana lyzing the relationships of each node inside and between the communities… CONTINUE READING