Fabricated Profiles on Social Media Platforms.

Samuel Maltby


Supervised by Jianhua Shao; Moderated by Hantao Liu

Users on social platforms voluntarily provide their private information without knowing the implications that may result. Examples include: mobile phone numbers, personal locations on Twitter and Facebook. Social media is renowned for being widely accessible to the greater public which will also pose greater risks to fabricated profiles.

This project will investigate the awareness that users have to the risk of fabricated profiles, with the view of recommending approaches in educating users on the prevention of becoming a victim.

Initial Plan (31/01/2016) [Zip Archive]

Final Report (05/05/2016) [Zip Archive]

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