Generating fake Yelp reviews with natural language analysis and deep learning.

By: Asaph Kupferman and Jesse Xu

The past 10 years has seen a dramatic rise in the prevalence and influence that digital platforms have exerted on our lives. For the most part, this has been hugely beneficial; we can stay socially connected with our Middle School friends via Facebook, browse cat videos posted by someone in South Korea, or even look at thousands of people’s written impressions of a product before electing whether or not to purchase.

However, the nature of these platforms allow for extreme anonymity; someone can…

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