Vulnerabilities to Online Social Network Identity Deception Detection Research and Recommendations for Mitigation

Max Ismailov, Michail Tsikerdekis, Sherali Zeadally
2020 Future Internet  
Identity deception in online social networks is a pervasive problem. Ongoing research is developing methods for identity deception detection. However, the real-world efficacy of these methods is currently unknown because they have been evaluated largely through laboratory experiments. We present a review of representative state-of-the-art results on identity deception detection. Based on this analysis, we identify common methodological weaknesses for these approaches, and we propose
more » ... ons that can increase their effectiveness for when they are applied in real-world environments.
doi:10.3390/fi12090148 fatcat:q4y2wb5swzaipodw72f74kni6q