Disinformation, Misinformation, and Fake News in Social Media

Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities

  • Kai Shu
  • Suhang Wang
  • Dongwon Lee
  • Huan Liu

Part of the Lecture Notes in Social Networks book series (LNSN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Kai Shu, Suhang Wang, Dongwon Lee, Huan Liu
    Pages 1-19
  3. User Engagements in the Dissemination of Information Disorder

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Maria Glenski, Svitlana Volkova, Srijan Kumar
      Pages 39-61
    3. Matthew Babcock, Ramon Villa-Cox, Kathleen M. Carley
      Pages 83-94
  4. Techniques on Detecting and Mitigating Disinformation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Sara Abdali, Gisel G. Bastidas, Neil Shah, Evangelos E. Papalexakis
      Pages 117-140
    3. Juan Cao, Peng Qi, Qiang Sheng, Tianyun Yang, Junbo Guo, Jintao Li
      Pages 141-161
    4. Niraj Sitaula, Chilukuri K. Mohan, Jennifer Grygiel, Xinyi Zhou, Reza Zafarani
      Pages 163-182
  5. Trending Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Julian Bühler, Matthias Murawski, Mahdieh Darvish, Markus Bick
      Pages 213-227
    3. Kunwoo Park, Taegyun Kim, Seunghyun Yoon, Meeyoung Cha, Kyomin Jung
      Pages 229-252
    4. Karen Watts DiCicco, Nitin Agarwal
      Pages 267-281
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 283-288

About this book


This book serves as a convenient entry point for researchers, practitioners, and students to understand the problems and challenges, learn state-of-the-art solutions for their specific needs, and quickly identify new research problems in their domains. The contributors to this volume describe the recent advancements in three related parts: (1) user engagements in the dissemination of information disorder; (2) techniques on detecting and mitigating disinformation; and (3) trending issues such as ethics, blockchain, clickbaits, etc. This edited volume will appeal to students, researchers, and professionals working on disinformation, misinformation and fake news in social media from a unique lens.


Fake news Social media mining Social cyber security misinformation and disinformation community detection data mining and knowledge discovery network propaganda

Editors and affiliations

  • Kai Shu
    • 1
  • Suhang Wang
    • 2
  • Dongwon Lee
    • 3
  • Huan Liu
    • 4
  1. 1.Computer Science & EngineeringArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.College of Information Sciences and TechnologyThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  3. 3.College of Information Sciences and TechnologyThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  4. 4.Computer Science & EngineeringArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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