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Tweeting is believing?

Meredith Ringel Morris, Scott Counts, Asta Roseway, Aaron Hoff, Julia Schwarz
2012 Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work - CSCW '12  
Based on these findings, we discuss strategies tweet authors can use to enhance their credibility with readers (and strategies astute readers should be aware of!).  ...  We find a disparity between features users consider relevant to credibility assessment and those currently revealed by search engines.  ...  Each pair of tweets with a particular topic + user name style consisted of one true and one false tweet.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2145204.2145274 dblp:conf/cscw/MorrisCRHS12 fatcat:dpyjezm7lzedninul73pxh4x2q

Predicting information credibility in time-sensitive social media

Carlos Castillo, Marcelo Mendoza, Barbara Poblete, Daniel Gayo-Avello, Panagiotis Takis Metax
2013 Internet Research  
The purpose of this paper is to focus on the analysis of information credibility on Twitter.  ...  Purpose -Twitter is a popular microblogging service which has proven, in recent years, its potential for propagating news and information about developing events.  ...  False rumor propagation In this section we analyze the credibility of information on Twitter and how this information is spread through the social network.  ... 
doi:10.1108/intr-05-2012-0095 fatcat:2jzfb3bm7zaulnjbtaiklapmtu

A Data Set of Internet Claims and Comparison of their Sentiments with Credibility [article]

Amey Parundekar, Susan Elias, Ashwin Ashok
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this modern era, communication has become faster and easier. This means fallacious information can spread as fast as reality.  ...  We also formally define an Internet Claim, its credibility, and the sentiment behind such a claim. We try to realize the relationship between the sentiment of a claim with its credibility.  ...  Our work, then, amounts to finding the sections of the page which provide us with the claim and the rating information for that claim.  ... 
arXiv:1911.10130v1 fatcat:3spkgzyae5dtraydbqso7q6hxy

A Little Bird Told Me, So I Didn't Believe It: Twitter, Credibility, and Issue Perceptions

Mike Schmierbach, Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch
2012 Communication Quarterly  
On the one hand, it is tempting to dismiss the findings because a minority of participants made any use of Twitter.  ...  Credibility Assessments Credibility is generally defined as the extent to which individuals find information or its source believable, accurate, and trustworthy (Flanagin & Metzger, 2000) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/01463373.2012.688723 fatcat:c757ry6c5rgyrj6shle2soqhq4

Information credibility on twitter

Carlos Castillo, Marcelo Mendoza, Barbara Poblete
2011 Proceedings of the 20th international conference on World wide web - WWW '11  
We analyze the information credibility of news propagated through Twitter, a popular microblogging service.  ...  We evaluate our methods using a significant number of human assessments about the credibility of items on a recent sample of Twitter postings.  ...  We would like to thank Michael Mathioudakis and Nick Koudas for lending us assistance to use the Twitter Monitor event stream.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1963405.1963500 dblp:conf/www/CastilloMP11 fatcat:3hl3fykgnzdm3bym22herpm7vy

Recognizing and Stopping Rumors Patterns in Social Networks

A. M. Meligy, H. M. Ibrahim, M. F. Torky
2017 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
In response to this issue, the proposed CPNM is experimentally simulated on dataset consists of 863-newsworthy tweets collected from the trending topic #CharlieHebdo in Twitter.  ...  Findings: The practical results disclosed a superiority of the proposed CPNM in detecting accurately rumors patterns compared with other approaches in the literature.  ...  Verifying information credibility depends on containing the shared information on a Unified Resource Locator (URL) in its content.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2017/v10i19/113837 fatcat:4cqn4ikjxrcqrjd7qxwhlfaz6a

Recognizing and Stopping Rumors Patterns in Social Networks

A. M. Meligy, H. M. Ibrahim, M. F. Torky
2017 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
In response to this issue, the proposed CPNM is experimentally simulated on dataset consists of 863-newsworthy tweets collected from the trending topic #CharlieHebdo in Twitter.  ...  Findings: The practical results disclosed a superiority of the proposed CPNM in detecting accurately rumors patterns compared with other approaches in the literature.  ...  Verifying information credibility depends on containing the shared information on a Unified Resource Locator (URL) in its content.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2017/v10i28/113837 fatcat:tnkdzmatw5bafaxgaq4rucmwbe

Measuring User Credibility in Social Media [chapter]

Mohammad-Ali Abbasi, Huan Liu
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Therefore, users have the challenge to discern which piece of information is credible or not. They also need to find ways to assess the credibility of information.  ...  We study the situations in which we cannot assess the credibility of the content or the credibility of the user (source of the information) based on the user's profile.  ...  Social media provides first-hand data, but one pressing problem is to distinguish true information from misinformation and rumors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37210-0_48 fatcat:xrvbgdv6vzem7bpwfiuv6fesxi

$1.00 per RT #BostonMarathon #PrayForBoston: Analyzing fake content on Twitter

Aditi Gupta, Hemank Lamba, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru
2013 2013 APWG eCrime Researchers Summit  
Our results showed that 29% of the most viral content on Twitter, during the Boston crisis were rumors and fake content; while 51% was generic opinions and comments; and rest was true information.  ...  A lot of fake content and malicious profiles originated on Twitter network during this event.  ...  The content on Twitter can provide rich information about an event, however, this vast resource of information is often is not credible, true and full of noise [23] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/ecrs.2013.6805772 fatcat:u5pilbhnjrgdfiq76r2t2suocq

E-optima(enhanced-opinionated tweet implied mining and analysis) an innovative tool to automate information credibility analysis

2016 International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology  
In addition, the twitter information is accessible publicly for examination; and there are APIs which can pull information from twitter site.  ...  process and/or service, based on its credibility analysis.  ... 
doi:10.21172/1.73.521 fatcat:676cu5gvsfbuxo2hziqup46x4u

Tweeting Fast Matters, But Only if I Think About It: Information Updates on Social Media

Patric R. Spence, Kenneth A. Lachlan, Autumn Edwards, Chad Edwards
2015 Communication Quarterly  
The current study investigates the role of speed of updates in credibility perceptions and information seeking using Twitter.  ...  These findings are discussed in terms of their implications and applied use.  ...  The results extend the known findings to offer evidence that this process model may also hold true for information seeking.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01463373.2015.1100644 fatcat:3osvlib32zde7jhoubkfmtuy2u

Modeling topic specific credibility on twitter

Byungkyu Kang, John O'Donovan, Tobias Höllerer
2012 Proceedings of the 2012 ACM international conference on Intelligent User Interfaces - IUI '12  
This paper presents and evaluates three computational models for recommending credible topic-specific information in Twitter.  ...  The first model focuses on credibility at the user level, harnessing various dynamics of information flow in the underlying social graph to compute a credibility rating.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Cha Lee and Sibel Adali for their input on analysis methods and credibility indicators for microblogs, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2166966.2166998 dblp:conf/iui/KangOH12 fatcat:dbfqeuvgjjharn7pk5l6f4yoau

Identification of user's credibility on twitter social networks

Faraz Ahmad, S. A. M. Rizvi
2021 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
<p>Twitter is one of the most influential social media platforms, facilitates the spreading of information in the form of text, images, and videos.  ...  Introduction: In this paper, a model has been developed for finding the user's credibility based on the tweets which they had posted on Twitter social networks.  ...  In this paper, a model has been developed for finding the user's credibility based on the tweets which they had posted on Twitter social networks.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijeecs.v24.i1.pp554-563 fatcat:x3p4lgxe65g2xfu2ee3dq5t4be

Credibility-based Fake News Detection [article]

Niraj Sitaula, Chilukuri K. Mohan, Jennifer Grygiel, Xinyi Zhou, Reza Zafarani
2019 arXiv   pre-print
By analyzing public fake news data, we show that information on news sources (and authors) can be a strong indicator of credibility.  ...  Fake news can significantly misinform people who often rely on online sources and social media for their information.  ...  Other studies [9, 8, 3, 19] have shown that specific users information can be good indicators of credibility on Twitter.  ... 
arXiv:1911.00643v1 fatcat:ma24ywa7crhphaywfwfkl5txqe

An Information Diffusion Approach to Rumor Propagation and Identification on Twitter [article]

Abiola Osho, Caden Waters, George Amariucai
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this study, we explore the propagation pattern of rumors on Twitter by exploring the dynamics of microscopic-level misinformation spread, based on the latent message and user interaction attributes.  ...  where users do not have enough time to fact-check posts before making the informed decision to react to a post that appears to be credible.  ...  Rumor Propagation Research in political science explored the differential diffusion of true, false, and mixed (partially true, partially false) news stories on Twitter using the fact-checked rumor cascades  ... 
arXiv:2002.11104v1 fatcat:wjtlo4ln2bdm3nguq6wdqfddrq
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