Social Media Identity Deception Detection: A Survey [article]

Ahmed Alharbi, Hai Dong, Xun Yi, Zahir Tari, Ibrahim Khalil
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Social media have been growing rapidly and become essential elements of many people's lives. Meanwhile, social media have also come to be a popular source for identity deception. Many social media identity deception cases have arisen over the past few years. Recent studies have been conducted to prevent and detect identity deception. This survey analyses various identity deception attacks, which can be categorized into fake profile, identity theft and identity cloning. This survey provides a
more » ... ailed review of social media identity deception detection techniques. It also identifies primary research challenges and issues in the existing detection techniques. This article is expected to benefit both researchers and social media providers.
arXiv:2103.04673v1 fatcat:zf6xcn3pafcgfbxmoewc3yhhpi