A Heuristic Reputation Based System to Detect Spam Activities in a Social Networking Platform, HRSSSNP
The introduction of the social networking platform has drastically affected the way individuals interact. Even though most of the effects have been positive, there exist some serious threats associated with the interactions on a social networking website. A considerable proportion of the crimes that occur are initiated through a social networking platform. Almost 33% of the crimes on the internet are initiated through a social networking website. Moreover activities like spam messages create unnecessary traffic and might affect the user base of a social networking platform. As a result preventing interactions with malicious intent and spam activities becomes crucial.