Influencing Opinions through False Online Information : A Study

Baldev Singh
2019 International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science Engineering and Information Technology  
Online Social media generates lot of information now-a-days. It is not legitimate information so there are the chances of fake and false information produced using social media. It is very alarming that majority of the people getting news from social media which is very much prone to false information in comparison to traditional news media which is very dangerous to the society. One of the primary reasons to influence opinion through false information is to earn money, name or fame. In this
more » ... dy, the focus is on to highlight false information generated through fake reviews, fake news and hoaxes based on web & social media. It summarized various False information spreading Mechanisms, False Information Detection Algorithms, Mining Techniques for Online False Information to detect and prevent false online information.
doi:10.32628/cseit1952101 fatcat:nl6aeqetjjandpsuyp7qxrh4oe