Identification of Fictitious Messages in Social Network using E-Hits and Newsapi
Jeeva. R1, Muthukumaran. N2

1Jeeva. R*, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Thamirabharani Engineering College, Tirunelveli, India.
2Muthukumaran. N, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, FX Engineering College, Tirunelveli, India.
Manuscript received on July 11, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on July 19, 2020. | Manuscript published on August 10, 2020. | PP: 7-11 | Volume-9 Issue-10, August 2020 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijitee.J73280891020 | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.J7328.0891020
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Abstract: Social network has become a primary resource for users to send and receive the foremost up-to-date data and trend the present events. Currently, most of the social network contains the fictional content that was created by the influential spreaders wherever the message originality and therefore the spreader identity cannot be found which affects the end users. The proposed models to discover fictitious messages are verifying the contextual integrity with the trained classifier using large datasets. But the problem lies in updating of datasets with the recent or trending events from trusted sources in a regular interval. In the existing model, Hypertext-Induced Topic Search (HITS) method has been used for rating posts based on hub score and authority score. The hub score is calculated based on how many posts are posted or liked or tagged by the user and authority score is calculated based on how many users liked or tagged a post. If the user who ranks high in hub score tries to trend the low ranked post in authority score, the user will be marked as spreader. But the problem lies in the identification and verification of the posts that ranks in authority score. In our proposed system, we have enhanced the HITS algorithm by adding a third mechanism called top score which assigns weightage for every post based on the time they have posted. The time and content of the post has been verified by the integrated new model News API. Based on the three scores, the posts are filtered and matched with the news collected from News API. The news or posts that have not been matched either with the context or with the time will be marked as fictitious. 
Keywords: Authority score, HITS, Hub score, News API, Spreader, Top score.