Sunday, 20 August 2017

Computers trained to spot fake profiles

Researchers have trained computers to spot social media users who pose as somebody else - a practice known as catfishing.

They say their algorithms can identify users who lie about their gender, with more than 90% accuracy.

Most dating website users say they have encountered at least one fake profile, according to consumer group Which?

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-40186127

Managed by Innovation