Researchers Develop Social Media Lie Detector -LimeTree Blog

Posted: February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

In Greek mythology, Pheme was the personification of fame. Those who had her favor gained notability and those who crossed her earned notoriety. In today’s

Dr. Pamela Rutledge‘s insight:

Oh the irony.  Two stories I found about the development of the ‘lie detector app’ said it detected based on sentiment and another two (including this one) said it determined veracity based on source. Already we need the app to find out how the app works.  In case you’re thinking Pheme is going to provide due diligence for any online dating woes, no such luck.  It’s targeted at government and news uses.  I’ve been expecting interesting developments in this direction, however, because when information is free and plentiful, the premium is on the quality of the filter to make it useful. WOM only goes so far.

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