Providing Tools to Enable Information Audit in Social Networks

  • Alexandre PinheiroEmail author
  • Claudia Cappelli
  • Cristiano Maciel
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 529)


In the moment that social networks arise as a new source of information, we also started to concern about the information shared in this environment. It is difficult to users of social networks to distinguish the accuracy of the information spreaded. The combination of auditability features and research directions in human-computer interaction area will guide the development of tools for evaluating information. We present prototypes of tools that once available, will allow users to decide about the credibility of information that they access and share.


Auditability Social networks User tools 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre Pinheiro
    • 1
    Email author
  • Claudia Cappelli
    • 1
  • Cristiano Maciel
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - UNIRIORio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso - UFMTCuiabáBrazil

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