March 2016. To appear: C. Shao, G. L. Ciampaglia, A. Flammini, F. Menczer; Hoaxy: A Platform for Tracking Online Misinformation, Third Workshop on Social News On the Web (SNOW), to be held in conjunction with the 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016) in Montreal.
March 2016. To appear: E. Ferrara, O. Varol, F. Menczer, A. Flammini; Detection and Prediction of Social Media Campaigns, Proceeding of the Tenth Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2016
January 2016: Last spring we got 3rd position in a DARPA organized challenge for the detection of social bots. A paper about the competition will appear on IEEE Computer. Here is story told by the MIT Tech Review . With E. Ferrara, F. Menczer, P. Shiralkar, and O. Varol
December 2015: Social media news consumers at higher risk of ‘information bubbles,’ IU study says. IU Press release about “Measuring online social bubbles”
December 2015: Our recent work on “Measuring online social bubbles” has just been published on Peer J Computer Science. It can be downloaded here. With D. Nikolov, D. Oliveira, F. Menczer.
June 2015: Just published on Neuron: “Cooperative and Competitive Spreading Dynamics on the Human Connectome”. Below, the cover of the magazine dedicated to the paper. The paper can be found here. With B. Mišić, R. F. Betzel, A. Nematzadeh, J. Goñi, A. Griffa, P. Hagmann, Y-Y Ahn, and O. Sporns.
June 2015: Just published: “Computational fact checking from knowledge networks”. Paper can be found here. With G. L. Ciampaglia, P. Shiralkar, L. M. Rocha, J. Bollen, F. Menczer.
June 2015: Just published: Q. Ke, E. Ferrara, F. Radicchi, and A. Flammini; Defining and identifying sleeping beauties in science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(24):7426-7431, 2015.