We built a fake news & click-bait filter: What happened next will blow your mind!

Georgi Karadzhov, Pepa Gencheva, Preslav Nakov, Ivan Koychev

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Abstract

It is completely amazing! Fake news and click-baits have totally invaded the cyber space. Let us face it: everybody hates them for three simple reasons. Reason #2 will absolutely amaze you. What these can achieve at the time of election will completely blow your mind! Now, we all agree, this cannot go on, you know, somebody has to stop it. So, we did this research on fake news/click-bait detection and trust us, it is totally great research, it really is! Make no mistake. This is the best research ever! Seriously, come have a look, we have it all: neural networks, attention mechanism, sentiment lexicons, author profiling, you name it. Lexical features, semantic features, we absolutely have it all. And we have totally tested it, trust us! We have results, and numbers, really big numbers. The best numbers ever! Oh, and analysis, absolutely top notch analysis. Interested? Come read the shocking truth about fake news and click-bait in the Bulgarian cyber space. You won't believe what we have found!.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing
Subtitle of host publicationMeet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Pages334-343
Number of pages10
Volume2017-September
ISBN (Electronic)9789544520489
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
Event11th International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP 2017 - Varna, Bulgaria
Duration: 2 Sep 20178 Sep 2017

Other

Other11th International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing, RANLP 2017
CountryBulgaria
CityVarna
Period2/9/178/9/17

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Software
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Karadzhov, G., Gencheva, P., Nakov, P., & Koychev, I. (2017). We built a fake news & click-bait filter: What happened next will blow your mind! In International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing: Meet Deep Learning, RANLP 2017 - Proceedings (Vol. 2017-September, pp. 334-343). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). https://doi.org/10.26615/978-954-452-049-6-045