Publications

This is the list of all my peer-reviewed publications ordered by year. You can also visit my DBLP or my Google Scholar page.

2020

Savvas Zannettou, Mai ElSherief, Elizabeth Belding, Shirin Nilizadeh, and Gianluca Stringhini
Measuring and Characterizing Hate Speech on News Websites
11th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci 2020)
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Savvas Zannettou, Joel Finkelstein, Barry Bradlyn, and Jeremy Blackburn
A Quantitative Approach to Understanding Online Antisemitism
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
pdf best paper honorable mention award

Savvas Zannettou, Barry Bradlyn, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, and Jeremy Blackburn
Characterizing the Use of Images in State-Sponsored Information Warfare Operations by Russian Trolls on Twitter
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
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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 best paper honorable mention award

Alexandros Mittos, Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, and Emiliano De Cristofaro
“And We Will Fight For Our Race! A Measurement Study of Genetic Testing Conversations on Reddit and 4chan
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
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media coverage The Times, StatNews

Antonis Papasavva, Savvas Zannettou, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, and 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)
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Jason Baumgartner, Savvas Zannettou, Megan Squire, and Jeremy Blackburn
The Pushshift Telegram Dataset
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
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Jason Baumgartner, Savvas Zannettou, Brian Keegan, Megan Squire, and Jeremy Blackburn
The Pushshift Reddit Dataset
14th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
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2019

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, William Setzer, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
Who Let The Trolls Out? Towards Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls
10th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci 2019)
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Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, and Jeremy Blackburn
Disinformation Warfare: Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls on Twitter & Their Influence on the Web
4th WebConf Workshop on Computational Methods in CyberSafety, Online Harassment, and Misinformation (CyberSafety 2019) best paper award
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Savvas Zannettou, Michael Sirivianos, Jeremy Blackburn, Nicholas Kourtellis
The Web of False Information: Rumors, Fake News, Hoaxes, Clickbait, and Various Other Shenanigans
Journal of Data and Information Quality (JIDQ)
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2018

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, and Guillermo Suarez-Tangil
On the Origins of Memes by Means of Fringe Web Communities
18th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2018) distinguished paper award
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media coverage BBC TrendingBBC NewsMIT Technology ReviewCBS NewsThe IndependentVICEBusiness InsiderThe Daily DotQuartzEl Pais (in Spanish)MotherJonesInfoWarsThinkprogressIflscienceHornetBellingcat

Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini
Understanding Web Archiving Services and Their (Mis)Use on Social Media
12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2018)
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Savvas Zannettou, Barry Bradlyn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Haewoon Kwak, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
What is Gab? A Bastion of Free Speech or an Alt-Right Echo Chamber?
3rd WWW Workshop on Computational Methods for CyberSafety (CyberSafety 2018)
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Savvas Zannettou, Sotirios Chatzis, Kostantinos Papadamou, Michael Sirivianos The Good, the Bad and the Bait: Detecting and Characterizing Clickbait on YouTube
1st Deep Learning and Security Workshop
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2017

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicholas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
The Web Centipede: Understanding How Web Communities Influence Each Other Through the Lens of Mainstream and Alternative News Sources
17th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2017)
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media coverage NatureThe AtlanticLa Repubblica (in Italian)Ansa (in Italian)Sky NewsHacker NewsBoingBoingPhys.orgNaked Security

2016

Savvas Zannettou, Michael Sirivianos, Fragkiskos Papadopoulos
Exploiting path diversity in datacenters using MPTCP-aware SDN
2016 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication (ISCC)
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