A Study of Spam Detection Algorithm on Social Media Networks [chapter]

Jacob Soman Saini
2013 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
In today's world, the issue of identifying spammers has received increasing attention because of its practical relevance in the field of social network analysis. The growing popularity of social networking sites has made them prime targets for spammers. By allowing users to publicize and share their independently generated content, online social networks become susceptible to different types of malicious and opportunistic user actions. Social network community users are fed with irrelevant
more » ... mation while surfing, due to spammer's activity. Spam pervades any information system such as e-mail or web, social, blog or reviews platform. Therefore, this study attempts to review various spam detection frameworks which deals about the detection and elimination of spams in various sources.
doi:10.1007/978-81-322-1680-3_22 fatcat:zbmffnwkufabrp3d6a5dd444ei