Overview of Methods to Avoid User Profiling

Abigail Nicolás Sayago, Sergio Gabriel Sánchez Valencia, Olga Kolesnikova


Nowadays online communication services have obtained a stronger impact in our world.  Some companies that provide communication services take advantage of them to create user profiles, which they further use to send undesired advertisements (Ads), or spam, to their users. This article explores several methods, developed based on different areas of knowledge including natural language processing, steganography, cryptography, which can help a user to avoid being profiled while sending and receiving texts over the internet.


User profiling, natural language processing, cryptography, steganography, security

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