Institute for Web Science and Technologies · Universität Koblenz - Landau

Exposing Fake Tweets using Machine Learning

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Leo Schäfer, Philipp Seifer

The purpose of this project was to develop a method to detect fake news on Twitter. To this end a dataset had to be collected and labelled, that could be used to train a machine-learning algorithm with a set of features. The resulting classification was used to detect fake tweets on twitter via a browser plugin

19.10.17 - 10:15
B 016