The Anti-Social Tagger - Detecting Spam in Social Bookmarking Systems
B. Krause, C. Schmitz, A. Hotho, und G. Stumme. AIRWeb '08: Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web, Seite 61--68. New York, NY, USA, ACM, (April 2008)
The annotation of web sites in social bookmarking systemshas become a popular way to manage and find informationon the web. The community structure of such systems attractsspammers: recent post pages, popular pages or specifictag pages can be manipulated easily. As a result, searchingor tracking recent posts does not deliver quality resultsannotated in the community, but rather unsolicited, oftencommercial, web sites. To retain the benefits of sharingone’s web content, spam-fighting mechanisms that can facethe flexible strategies of spammers need to be developed.