Selected Publications

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2022

Amin Mekacher, Antonis Papasavva
“I Can’t Keep It Up.” A Dataset from the Defunct Voat.co News Aggregator
16th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2022)
pdf, dataset

Antonis Papasavva, Max Aliapoulios, Cameron Ballard, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn
The Gospel According to Q: Understanding the QAnon Conspiracy from the Perspective of Canonical Information
16th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2022)
pdf
Coverage: NewScientist, The Queen’s Journal

2021

Antonis Papasavva, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Savvas Zannettou, Emiliano De Cristofaro
“Is it a Qoincidence?”: An Exploratory Study of QAnon on Voat
30th The Web Conference (WWW 2021)
pdf, virtual presentation
Coverage: WIRED, Echosec, The Daily Beast, openDemocracy, CARR
Highlight: The CEO of Voat, @Atko, posted a hyperlink to our paper and discussed it on the v/whatever subverse.

2020

Antonis Papasavva, Savvas Zannettou, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
Raiders of the Lost Kek: 3.5 Years of Augmented 4chan Posts from the Politically Incorrect Board
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
pdf, dataset, virtual presentation

Kostantinos Papadamou, Antonis Papasavva, Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Gianluca Stringhini, Michael Sirivianos
Disturbed YouTube for Kids: Characterizing and Detecting Inappropriate Videos Targeting Young Children
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
pdf, dataset, virtual presentation
Coverage: The New York Times, The Washington Post, New Scientist, Zing, Bleeping Computer
Awards: Honorable mention (top 8)


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