A Study of Spam Detection Algorithm on Social Media Networks

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 246)

Abstract

In the present situation, the issue of identifying spammers has received increasing attention because of its practical relevance in the field of social network analysis. The growing popularity of social networking sites has made them prime targets for spammers. By allowing users to publicize and share their independently generated content, online social networks become susceptible to different types of malicious and opportunistic user actions. Social network community users are fed with irrelevant information while surfing, due to spammer’s activity. Spam pervades any information system such as email or Web, social, blog, or reviews platform. Therefore, this paper attempts to review various spam detection frameworks that which deal about the detection and elimination of spams in various sources.

Keywords

Spam detection Spam analysis Feature extraction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSree Narayana Gurukulam College of EngineeringKadayiruppu, KolencheryIndia

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