Reverse engineering socialbot infiltration strategies in Twitter

  title={Reverse engineering socialbot infiltration strategies in Twitter},
  author={Carlos Alessandro Sena de Freitas and Fabr{\'i}cio Benevenuto and Saptarshi Ghosh and Adriano Veloso},
  journal={2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM)},
Online Social Networks (OSNs) such as Twitter and Facebook have become a significant testing ground for Artificial Intelligence developers who build programs, known as socialbots, that imitate actual users by automating their social-network activities such as forming social links and posting content. Particularly, Twitter users have shown difficulties in distinguishing these socialbots from the human users in their social graphs. Frequently, legitimate users engage in conversations with… 

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