Understanding the Impact of Contextual Clues in Misinformation Detection

  title={Understanding the Impact of Contextual Clues in Misinformation Detection},
  author={Kevin Matthe Caramancion},
  journal={2020 IEEE International IOT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference (IEMTRONICS)},
  • Kevin Matthe Caramancion
  • Published 2020
  • Psychology
  • 2020 IEEE International IOT, Electronics and Mechatronics Conference (IEMTRONICS)
To further reduce the pervasiveness of fake news on social networking sites and increase content integrity, an important yet one of the most basic of defenses has be explored—content descriptors. This paper investigates the effects of content descriptors in aiding the human factor against disinformation attacks through its recognition. An explicit fake news test was employed to assess the users on how they use these descriptors as contextual clues in categorizing specific contents as either… Expand

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