What Yelp Fake Review Filter Might Be Doing?

@inproceedings{Mukherjee2013WhatYF,
  title={What Yelp Fake Review Filter Might Be Doing?},
  author={Arjun Mukherjee and Vivek Venkataraman and Bing Liu and Natalie S. Glance},
  booktitle={ICWSM},
  year={2013}
}
Online reviews have become a valuable resource for decision making. However, its usefulness brings forth a curse ‒ deceptive opinion spam. In recent years, fake review detection has attracted significant attention. However, most review sites still do not publicly filter fake reviews. Yelp is an exception which has been filtering reviews over the past few years. However, Yelp’s algorithm is trade secret. In this work, we attempt to find out what Yelp might be doing by analyzing its filtered… CONTINUE READING
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