New Algorithms Identify Twitter Cyber-Bullies

It has been reported that scientists have developed new machine learning algorithms which can successfully identify bullies and aggressors on Twitter with 90 per cent accuracy.

 


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Igor Baikalov, Chief Scientist ,  Securonix
September 18, 2019
Innocent twitters are labeled as bullies, while the actual bullies are missed by the algorithm entirely.
"This is a very encouraging development that can help Twitter to advance their efforts in fighting cyber aggression and bullying. What makes its application problematic though is that while 90% accuracy is great, it still leaves the 10%, or over 33 million of users, miscategorized. Innocent twitters are labeled as bullies, while the actual bullies are missed by the algorithm entirely, so at the ....
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