Twitter fake followers

Fake followers are fake accounts massively created to follow a target account and that can be bought from online markets. In other words, their goal is that of increasing the number of followers, and consequently the popularity, of the target account.

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CreationDate 2015-01-01
Creator Cresci, Stefano,,
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RelatedPaper Cresci, S., Di Pietro, R., Petrocchi, M., Spognardi, A., and Tesconi, M. (2015). Fame for sale: efficient detection of fake Twitter followers. Decision Support Systems, 80, 56-71. Elsevier.
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TimeCoverage 2010-01-01 /2013-12-31
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Author Cresci Stefano
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Last Updated 29 June 2018, 11:33 (CEST)
Created 29 June 2018, 11:33 (CEST)