CySoc 2022 : 3rd International Workshop on Cyber Social Threats
Call For Papers
CySoc 2022: 3rd International Workshop on Cyber Social Threats
Co-located with the 16th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media
Date: June 6, 2022
Call for Papers: CySoc 2022 - International Workshop on Cyber Social Threats @ICWSM 2022
Deadline: March 27, 2022
The International Workshop on Cyber Social Threats, CySoc 2022, will be held in conjunction with the 16th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2022) on June 6, 2022.
This workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners in computer, social, and medical sciences from both academia and industry to exchange ideas on understanding the multi-faceted social, psychological, cultural, emotional, communicative, and, linguistic aspects of harmful content while leading the discussion on building novel computational methods to reliably detect, derive meaning of, interpret, understand, and counter them.
We welcome papers that employ quantitative and/or qualitative, analytical, theoretical approaches to examine a diverse range of issues related to online harmful communications. Papers on resources/data and tools will also be welcome either for demos or for short/regular talks.
This year we offer a spotlight topic on vaccine misinformation and special consideration will be given to submissions that focus on this timely and important topic.
Topics for research and discussions include (but not limited to):
** Spotlight topic: Vaccine Misinformation **
- Online extremism
- Harassment and cyberbullying
- Hate speech
- Misinformation and disinformation (e.g., epidemics of fake news, images and videos, during a disaster, health issues and elections)
- Gender-based violence
- Human trafficking
- Illicit drug trafficking
- Mental health implications of social media
- Ethical considerations on privacy-preserving social media analytics
- Emotional and psychological support
- Trust relationship and community dynamics
- Relationship of the social web and mainstream news media
- Cultural implications of social web usage
- Influencer identification and community detection for movements
Ugur Kursuncu, Georgia State University, GA, USA.
Kaicheng Yang, Indiana University, IN, USA.
Francesco Pierri, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy.
Matthew DeVerna, Indiana University, IN, USA.
Megan Squire, Elon University, NC, USA.
Yelena Mejova, ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy.
Jeremy Blackburn, State University of New York at Binghamton, NY, USA.