[LNSN] Disinformation, Misinformation and Fake News in Social Media

-Emerging Research Challenges and Opportunities

                    Book Editors

The book is officially out in the [Springer URL]. Stay tuned! Here is an introductory chapter. [PDF]

Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Part I: User Engagements in the Dissemination of Information Disorder
  • Discover Your Social Identity from What You Tweet: A Content Based Approach
    Binxuan Huang and Kathleen M. Carley
  • User Engagement with Digital Deception
    Maria Glenski, Svitlana Volkova, and Srijan Kumar
  • Characterization and Comparison of Russian and Chinese Disinformation Campaigns
    David M. Beskow and Kathleen M. Carley
  • Pretending Positive, Pushing False: Comparing Captain Marvel Misinformation Campaigns
    Matthew Babcock, Ramon Villa-Cox, and Kathleen M. Carley
  • Bots, Elections, and Social Media: A Brief Overview
    Emilio Ferrara

Part II: Techniques on Detecting and Mitigating Disinformation
  • Tensor Embeddings for Content-based Misinformation Detection with Limited Supervision
    Sara Abdali, Gisel B. Guacho, Neil Shah, Evangelos E. Papalexakis
  • Exploring the Role of Visual Content in Fake News Detection
    Juan Cao, Peng Qi, Qiang Sheng, Tianyun Yang, Junbo Guo, and Jintao Li
  • Credibility-based Fake News Detection
    Niraj Sitaula, Chilukuri K. Mohan, Jennifer Grygiel, Xinyi Zhou, and Reza Zafarani
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Guardians: Novel Methodologies to Combat Fake News
    Nguyen Vo and Kyumin Lee

Part III: Trending Issues
  • Developing a Model to Measure Fake News Detection Literacy of Social Media Users
    Julian Bühler, Matthias Murawski, Mahdieh Darvish and Markus Bick
  • BaitWatcher: A lightweight web interface for the detection of incongruent news headlines
    Kunwoo Park, Taegyun Kim, Seunghyun Yoon, Meeyoung Cha, and Kyomin Jung
  • An Evolving (Dis)Information Environment-How an Engaging Audience Can Spread Narratives and Shape Perception: A Trident Juncture 2018 Case Study
    Katrin Galeano, Rick Galeano, and Nitin Agarwal
  • Blockchain Technology-based Solutions to Fight Misinformation: A Survey
    Karen Watts DiCicco, Nitin Agarwal