Monday, December 8, 2014

Research on Facebook “like farms” by Assistant Professor Zubair Shafiq is featured in MIT Technology Review, Yahoo Finance, ACM TechNews, The Telegraph, Pacific Standard, Zero Hedge, and MediaPost. The work investigates underground services to buy Facebook page likes. Prof. Shafiq collaborated with researchers at University College London and National ICT Australia on this project. The research paper was recently presented the 2014 ACM Internet Measurement Conference. The paper can be accessed on arXiv.

"Thumbs Up" logo, symbolic of Facebook "likes."