Detecting and Responding to Online Deception

Detecting and Responding to Online Deception

Neil C. Rowe (U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, USA)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 4
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-563-4.ch023
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An important problem in online communities is detection of deception by their members. Deception is a form of manipulation, and can have many varied negative consequences in a virtual community, especially once discovered (Joinson & Dietz-Uhler, 2002) and even if undiscovered. Virtual communities need to be aware of the problems and need to agree on policies for detecting deception and responding to it.

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