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Veracity of Web Information

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There is increased focus on misinformation on the Web lately, particularly in the political circles. The recent testimony of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to the US Congress provides insights into the powerful role of Social Media in today's world. Web information, including that from the Social Media comprises a large chunk of the Big Data domain. This chapter tries to convey the magnitude of the problem that the lack of veracity of Big Data poses today, using the example of Web Information.

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Pendyala, V. (2018). Veracity of Web Information. In: Veracity of Big Data. Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3633-8_2

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