A Mapping Study to Investigate Spam Detection on Social Networks

Balogun Abiodun Kamoru, Azmi Jaafar, Masrah Azrifah Azmi Murad
2017 International Journal of Applied Information Systems  
Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and SinaWeibo have become increasingly important for reaching millions of user globally. Consequently, spammers are increasing using such networks for propagating spam. Existing research on filtering techniques such as collaborative filters and behavioral analysis filters are able to significantly reduce spam. In recent years, online social networks have become the most important medium of communication among individual and organization to interact.
more » ... rtunately, driven by the desire to communicate, fraudster or spammers have produced deceptive spam or unsolicited commercial email(UCE). The fraudsters' or spammer activities mislead potential users and victims reshaping their individual life and general communication on social network platform.
doi:10.5120/ijais2017451652 fatcat:c47pbz4labcrhi3e5amf6hlj3u