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Limits and luxuries of slow research in radical war: how should we represent perpetrators?

Jonathan Corpus Ong
<span title="2020-03-26">2020</span> <i title="Springer Science and Business Media LLC"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/7itn462fnvh6nfsxsniwzga4om" style="color: black;">Digital War</a> </i> &nbsp;
I argue that ethnographic approaches can potentially nuance journalists' personality-oriented name-and-shame reporting and develop more systemic critique and locally minded interventions.  ...  However, we also need a thoughtful reckoning with the limits and luxuries of slow research.  ...  disinformation studies.  ... 
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TROLLMAGNIFIER: Detecting State-Sponsored Troll Accounts on Reddit [article]

Mohammad Hammas Saeed and Shiza Ali and Jeremy Blackburn and Emiliano De Cristofaro and Savvas Zannettou and Gianluca Stringhini
<span title="2021-12-01">2021</span> <i > arXiv </i> &nbsp; <span class="release-stage" >pre-print</span>
In this paper, we present TROLLMAGNIFIER, a detection system for troll accounts.  ...  We train TROLLMAGNIFIER on a set of 335 known troll accounts and run it on a large dataset of Reddit accounts.  ...  We thank the anonymous reviewers for their comments and the discussion during the interactive rebuttal phase.  ... 
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Discursive Deflection: Accusation of "Fake News" and the Spread of Mis- and Disinformation in the Tweets of President Trump

Andrew S. Ross, Damian J. Rivers
<span title="">2018</span> <i title="SAGE Publications"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/zkyoegwhdjesrhxv7pirr5l4ui" style="color: black;">Social Media + Society</a> </i> &nbsp;
This article adopts a corpus analysis of Trump's Twitter discourse to highlight his accusations of fake news and how he operates as a serial spreader of mis-and disinformation.  ...  Our data show that Trump uses these accusations to demonstrate allegiance and as a cover for his own spreading of mis-and disinformation that is framed as truth.  ...  To develop our discourse reference corpus, we needed to focus only on a data source that displayed language use that shares a particular purpose or context with the research corpus.  ... 
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Combating Disinformation in a Social Media Age [article]

Kai Shu, Amrita Bhattacharjee, Faisal Alatawi, Tahora Nazer, Kaize Ding, Mansooreh Karami, Huan Liu
<span title="2020-07-14">2020</span> <i > arXiv </i> &nbsp; <span class="release-stage" >pre-print</span>
In this paper, we present an overview of the techniques explored to date for the combating of disinformation with various forms.  ...  We introduce different forms of disinformation, discuss factors related to the spread of disinformation, elaborate on the inherent challenges in detecting disinformation, and show some approaches to mitigating  ...  Another infamous historical disinformation campaign was the Operation INFEKTION, active in the 1980s, which misled the public to believe that HIV/AIDS was developed by the US as a biological weapon (Boghardt  ... 
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Beyond Clicktivism: What Makes Digitally Native Activism Effective? An Exploration of the Sleeping Giants Movement

Yevgeniya Li, Jean-Grégoire Bernard, Markus Luczak-Roesch
<span title="">2021</span> <i title="SAGE Publications"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/zkyoegwhdjesrhxv7pirr5l4ui" style="color: black;">Social Media + Society</a> </i> &nbsp;
Digitally native movements are initiated, organized, and coordinated online without any physical presence or pre-existing offline campaign.  ...  Overall, we contribute to research on online movements and shed light on the pivotal role of peer production work and of language in leading an impactful online movement that aimed to counter online disinformation  ...  The success of the SG movement in the US inspired similar campaigns in other countries, a development which posed alignment and trust challenges for leadership and coordination.  ... 
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TrollHunter [Evader]: Automated Detection [Evasion] of TwitterTrolls During the COVID-19 Pandemic [article]

Peter Jachim and Filipo Sharevski and Paige Treebridge
<span title="2020-12-04">2020</span> <i > arXiv </i> &nbsp; <span class="release-stage" >pre-print</span>
Trolls, poised to disrupt the online discourse and spread disinformation, quickly seized the absence of a credible response to COVID-19 and created a COVID-19 infodemic by promulgating dubious content  ...  TrollHunter-Evader employs a Test Time Evasion (TTE) approach in a combination with a Markov chain-based mechanism to recycle originally trolling tweets.  ...  human resources to perform an disinformation campaign.  ... 
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VoynaSlov: A Data Set of Russian Social Media Activity during the 2022 Ukraine-Russia War [article]

Chan Young Park, Julia Mendelsohn, Anjalie Field, Yulia Tsvetkov
<span title="2022-05-24">2022</span> <i > arXiv </i> &nbsp; <span class="release-stage" >pre-print</span>
We hope our data set can facilitate future research on information warfare and ultimately enable the reduction and prevention of disinformation and opinion manipulation campaigns.  ...  previously released data related to the ongoing war are its focus on Russian media and consideration of state-affiliation as well as the inclusion of data from VK, which is more suitable than Twitter for  ...  We hope the extended time period helps researchers compare pre-war and wartime media messaging and understand the development of manipulation and disinformation campaigns over the course of a year.  ... 
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6 Dutch junk news on Reddit and 4chan/pol [chapter]

Sal Hagen, Emilija Jokubauskaitė
<span title="2020-12-31">2020</span> <i title="Amsterdam University Press"> The Politics of Social Media Manipulation </i> &nbsp;
We find that Reddit seems fairly resilient against the presence of disinformation or other forms of junk news, save for the appearance of some hyperpartisan sources and incidental malicious users. 4chan  ...  /pol/ shows a somewhat more problematic situation, returning a larger presence of (foreign) junk news sources.  ...  to disinformation campaigns and dubious information, not so unlike the Web itself. Regardless, they do not exist in a vacuum.  ... 
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Automatic Detection of Influential Actors in Disinformation Networks [article]

Steven T. Smith, Edward K. Kao, Erika D. Mackin, Danelle C. Shah, Olga Simek, Donald B. Rubin
<span title="2020-11-11">2020</span> <i > arXiv </i> &nbsp; <span class="release-stage" >pre-print</span>
The framework integrates natural language processing, machine learning, graph analytics, and a novel network causal inference approach to quantify the impact of individual actors in spreading IO narratives  ...  This paper presents an end-to-end framework to automate detection of disinformation narratives, networks, and influential actors.  ...  Several online bot classifiers are used to report upon and study influence campaigns (3, 26) , notably Botometer (formerly BotOrNot) (27) and Bot Sentinel (28) .  ... 
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Characterizing networks of propaganda on Twitter: a case study [article]

Stefano Guarino, Noemi Trino, Alessandro Celestini, Alessandro Chessa, Gianni Riotta
<span title="2020-05-20">2020</span> <i > arXiv </i> &nbsp; <span class="release-stage" >pre-print</span>
Echo chambers and influencers are often deemed responsible of both the polarization of users in online social networks and the success of propaganda and disinformation campaigns.  ...  The daily exposure of social media users to propaganda and disinformation campaigns has reinvigorated the need to investigate the local and global patterns of diffusion of different (mis)information content  ...  fostering propaganda and spreading disinformation campaigns.  ... 
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Acting the Part

Ahmer Arif, Leo Graiden Stewart, Kate Starbird
<span title="2018-11-01">2018</span> <i title="Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/4tqsh2rwtnd4jbrmw5dfcr2b5i" style="color: black;">Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction</a> </i> &nbsp;
We study the interactions of these accounts within the online crowd using interpretative analysis of a network graph based on retweet flows in combination with a qualitative content analysis.  ...  Information campaigns that seek to tap into and manipulate online discussions are becoming an issue of increasing public concern.  ...  We also wish to thank the UW SoMe Lab for providing infrastructure support.  ... 
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A Brief Overview on the Strategiesto Fight Back the Spreadof False Information

�lvaro Figueira, Nuno Guimaraes, Luis Torgo, CRACS-INESCTEC and University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, CRACS-INESCTEC and University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
<span title="">2019</span> <i title="River Publishers"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/7iglacm7w5bpdlbfcm5rcj3pdu" style="color: black;">Journal of Web Engineering</a> </i> &nbsp;
In this paper, we identify and summarize some of the most prevalent works on the different categories studied.  ...  The proliferation of false information on social networks is one of the hardest challenges in today's society, with implications capable of changing users perception on what is a fact or rumor.  ...  Acknowledgments Nuno Guimaraes thanks the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal for the Ph.D. Grant (SFRH/BD/129708/2017). The work of L.  ... 
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Characterizing networks of propaganda on twitter: a case study

Stefano Guarino, Noemi Trino, Alessandro Celestini, Alessandro Chessa, Gianni Riotta
<span title="2020-09-04">2020</span> <i title="Springer Science and Business Media LLC"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/j7jxtbkpgnastjy3xdfamy6f7u" style="color: black;">Applied Network Science</a> </i> &nbsp;
Echo chambers and influencers are often deemed responsible of both the polarization of users in online social networks and the success of propaganda and disinformation campaigns.  ...  The daily exposure of social media users to propaganda and disinformation campaigns has reinvigorated the need to investigate the local and global patterns of diffusion of different (mis)information content  ...  As of 2017, Twitter -the most widely studied of such platforms -expressed an alarmingly shallow stance towards disinformation, stating that bots are a "positive and vital tool" and that Twitter is by nature  ... 
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Sentiment Analysis for Fake News Detection

Miguel A. Alonso, David Vilares, Carlos Gómez-Rodríguez, Jesús Vilares
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This has led to sentiment analysis, the part of text analytics in charge of determining the polarity and strength of sentiments expressed in a text, to be used in fake news detection approaches, either  ...  In this article, we study the different uses of sentiment analysis in the detection of fake news, with a discussion of the most relevant elements and shortcomings, and the requirements that should be met  ...  [182] studied the development of computational methods for the early detection of information campaigns that can be used to spread fake news, propaganda, or financial market manipulation.  ... 
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Memetics of Deception: Spreading Local Meme Hoaxes during COVID-19 1st Year

Raúl Rodríguez-Ferrándiz, Cande Sánchez-Olmos, Tatiana Hidalgo-Marí, Estela Saquete-Boro
<span title="2021-06-10">2021</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/hijy7jexkvcipg3tulqv73bck4" style="color: black;">Future Internet</a> </i> &nbsp;
The results show, firstly, that hoaxes are mainly disinformation and they are related to the pandemic.  ...  Criteria for selecting the sample were hoaxes retrieved from and related to the local territory in the province of Alicante (Spain) during the first year of the pandemic (n = 35).  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not Applicable, the study does not report any data. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
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