Detecting and Understanding of Information Pollution on Social Media

Social media and the web have become primary sources for obtaining information and news. Given the speed and spread of information on social media, effects of poor-quality information, especially with respect to health-related information, can be …

Traditional and Context-specific Spam Detection in Low Resource Settings

We propose a novel taxonomy for false information on social media and a new concept of context-specific spam. We release both data and models.