DISCERNING SPAM IN SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES

Sarita Yadav, Aakanksha Saini, Akanksha Dhamija, Yoganta Narnauli
2016 Zenodo  
Social Networking Sites, in the present scenario, are an amalgam of knowledge and spam. As their popularity surges among the users day by day so does it among the spammers looking at easy targets for their campaigns. The threat due to spams causing atrocious harm to the bandwidth, overloading the servers, spreading malicious pages online et cetera has increased manifold making it necessary for researchers to foray into this field of spam detection and reduce their effect on the various social
more » ... he various social networking sites. In this paper, we propose a framework for spam detection in the two largest social networking sites namely, Twitter and Facebook. We'll be utilizing the data publically available on these two giants of social networking era. Initially, we'll be citing the various approaches that have already been explored in this field. After that we'll briefly explain the two methods that we used to collect the datasets from these websites.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3663299 fatcat:m3xulnvk6rdphofywa4lf55iny