Fighting Spam and Fake Accounts in Real Time at Twitter

Jin Han (Twitter Inc.)

Spam fighting and fake accounts prevention are especially challenging at Twitter, due to the real-time characteristic of Twitter service, where millions of requests are processed per second. This talk will reveal the underlying scalable safety systems built and adopted at Twitter, with which spam attacks can be blocked instantly and fake accounts can be detected and eliminated right after creation.

About Jin Han
Dr. Jin Han is currently a Senior Software Engineer at Twitter. He is the tech lead of fake accounts team in Product Safety. Jin designed and implemented critical safety systems in Twitter which are used to protect the Twitter platform and all the users and developers on the platform.