Spammers are becoming "smarter" on Twitter

Chen, Chao, Zhang, Jun, Xiang, Yang, Zhou, Wanlei, and Oliver, Jonathan (2016) Spammers are becoming "smarter" on Twitter. IT Professional, 18 (2). pp. 66-70.

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Abstract

While researchers develop various approaches to detect Twitter spam, spammers thwart their efforts with more complex spamming strategies. The authors' in-depth analysis of more than 570 million tweets revealed three new spamming strategies: coordinated posting behavior, finite-state machine-based spam template, and passive spam.

Item ID: 64420
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1941-045X
Copyright Information: © 2016 IEEE.
Funders: Australian Research Council (ARC)
Projects and Grants: ARC Linkage Project LP120200266
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2020 19:14
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