Multiple Account Identity Deception Detection in Social Media Using Nonverbal Behavior

  title={Multiple Account Identity Deception Detection in Social Media Using Nonverbal Behavior},
  author={Michail Tsikerdekis and Sherali Zeadally},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security},
Identity deception has become an increasingly important issue in the social media environment. The case of blocked users initiating new accounts, often called sockpuppetry, is widely known and past efforts, which have attempted to detect such users, have been primarily based on verbal behavior (e.g., using profile data or lexical features in text). Although these methods yield a high detection accuracy rate, they are computationally inefficient for the social media environment, which often… CONTINUE READING
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