Checking Information Reliability in Social Networks Regarding User Behavior and Developers’ Effort to Avoid Misinformation

  • Alexandre PinheiroEmail author
  • Claudia Cappelli
  • Cristiano Maciel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9742)


The increasing number of users and data generated is leading the Social Networks to a scenario where the information cannot be verified. Social networks developers have faced problems about unreliable information sharing and availability of content intentionally prepared to confuse or mislead users. This paper presents a solution to add audit capacity in social networks. It is based on a catalog that organizes characteristics and operationalizations which support auditability of information in social networks and a guide that can help developers to build software that allow evaluation of information reliability.


Social networks Information Developer Auditability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre Pinheiro
    • 1
    Email author
  • Claudia Cappelli
    • 1
  • Cristiano Maciel
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - UNIRIORio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso - UFMTMato GrossoBrazil

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