Monthly Archive:: August 2015

20 Aug 2015

Application of social network analysis to detect communities online

The researchers had used social network analysis to detect Dutch Jihad communities on Facebook. A good thing about the article is the description of a methodology, which the authors used to detect these groups.
7 Aug 2015

Benford’s Law & Social Media data – detection of suspicious activity?

The scientists had applied the so-called Benford’s Law to Social Media data. The results show that the law might be useful to identify fraudulent social media activities. Benford’s Law says that “in any list of data, numbers