We’re the Cartographers of the Internet Age.
Graphika leverages the power of artificial intelligence to create the world’s most detailed maps of social media landscapes. We pioneer new analytical methods and tools to help our partners navigate complex online networks.
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Fortune 500 companies rely on Graphika for sophisticated market research, strategic messaging planning, and disinformation detection.
The world’s most prestigious universities and think tanks partner with Graphika and use our maps to critically analyze the online public sphere. We proudly support groundbreaking work on disinformation and its dissemination online, the effects of censorship, political polarization and filter bubbles, and others.
Human Rights Groups around the world partner with our team to monitor digital threats targeting vulnerable users.
Grants & Public Institutions
Graphika partners with leading research institutions to advance our capabilities while informing public discourse on the flow of influence and information within large-scale social networks.
Graphika’s channel partners match clients with Graphika services in a wide array of industries all over the world.
We Bring Clarity To Complex Social Networks, Analyzing How They Form, How They Evolve, How They Are Manipulated.
Graphika in Action
Using our unique, patented set of technologies and tools, our Science and Innovation team creates and applies new, rigorous analytical methods to answer difficult questions about online conversations.
Social Network Maps
We use our revolutionary patented technology to map, visualize, and measure social media as a network of actors, so you can discover what you don’t know — helping you achieve, unlock, and activate unknown potential.
Disinformation & Cyber Security
Graphika detects strategic influence campaigns online and at scale by analyzing network anomalies and identifying objects propagating through our network maps with a high degree of social contagion that are likely to quickly reach virality.
Deep Analysis AI
Our deep analysis of network relationships yields highly detailed segmentation and works across every language group, geographic region, vertical market, and business priority based on what people do, not just what they say.
Always Innovating with the Brightest Minds
Graphika is at the forefront of research into advanced computational social science and regularly participates in innovative efforts alongside academic institutions, non-profits and think tanks.
Research and Innovation Led
We’re obsessed with R&D. We have a lab that constantly pushes the needle of network science. We work with the best and brightest minds in the country, with partners like Harvard, Oxford, and DARPA.
Human Rights and Digital Rights
A lot of our work is motivated by our belief that the Internet should be free and open, and by our desire to protect citizens from censorship and oppression. We work with NGOs like Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and others who come to us for expertise and help.
In the Media
TIME 100 Next 2019: Camille Francois
(TIME, November 13, 2019)
Camille François was one of those brilliant researchers who ultimately helped us uncover a vast assault on our democracy. She and her colleagues at Graphika utilize innovative tools to track and combat online disinformation. Her work for the committee showed how Russia and other adversaries continue to manipulate our social-media feeds and divide us as a nation.Read the Full Story Here
Russian operatives sacrifice followers to stay under cover on Facebook
(Reuters, October 24, 2019)
Those efforts included sharing memes and screenshots of other users' social media posts instead of producing original content in English, likely to avoid making language errors typical of non-native speakers, according to a report here by social media analytics firm Graphika. This technique “gave each asset less of a discernible personality and therefore may have reduced the (campaign’s) ability to build audiences,” Graphika said.Read the Full Story Here
Facebook: Russian trolls are back. And they're here to meddle with 2020
(CNN, October 22, 2019)
Although the accounts posed as Americans from all sides of the political spectrum, many were united in their opposition to the candidacy of former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Graphika, a social media investigations company that Facebook asked to analyze the accounts.Read the Full Story Here
Facebook Finds New Disinformation Campaigns and Braces for 2020 Torrent
(The New York Times, October 21, 2019)
One of the campaigns focused more on the 2020 election. In that campaign, 50 accounts linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency — a Kremlin-backed professional troll farm — targeted candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination including former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, according to an analysis from Graphika, a social media research firm. Roughly half of those accounts claimed to be based in swing states.Read the Full Story Here
Your 5G Phone Won’t Hurt You. But Russia Wants You to Think Otherwise
(The New York Times, May 12, 2019)
“RT successfully feeds the conspiracy-oriented ecosystem,” said John Kelly, chief executive of Graphika, a network analytics firm. “This effort is having a real impact. It’s bearing fruit.”Read the Full Story Here
Russian Trolls Used ‘Digital Marketing Best Practices’ to Sow Discord, Senate Reports Find
(AdWeek, December 18, 2018)
The Russian troll farm responsible for running disinformation campaigns intended to influence the 2016 presidential election reached more people on Instagram than on Facebook, and Russian-government-linked accounts are still spreading disinformation on both of the platforms at even higher rates than before the 2016 presidential election.Read the Full Story Here
How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics
(The New York Times, October 9, 2018)
John Kelly, Ph.D, Graphika’s founder and CEO contributed analysis and expertise for this New York Times piece revealing the consistent nature of Russian social media manipulation strategy across different social network platforms.Read the Full Story Here
Here’s Proof that Russian-Backed Accounts Pushed the Nike Boycott
(Wired, September 27, 2018)
Graphika’s John Kelly, Ph.D contributed expert opinion about ongoing Russian disinformation campaigns that helped to amplify the anti-Nike sentiment during the boycott of the brand following the announcement of Colin Kaepernick as the face of a major Nike advertising campaign.Read the Full Story Here
Interview: John Kelly, Ph.D, CEO of Graphika on Andrea Mitchell Reports
(MSNBC, August 2, 2018)
After delivering his testimony on Russian foreign influence on social media to the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, Graphika CEO and founder, John Kelly, Ph.D visited Andrea Mitchell Reports (MSNBC) in Washington, D.C. on August 2nd, 2018.Watch the Full Interview Here
U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence: Foreign Influence on Social Media
(C-SPAN, August 1, 2018)
Graphika Founder and CEO, John Kelly, Ph.D was invited to provide his expert testimony on foreign interference in the U.S. presidential election before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Watch the broadcast here.
A Global Guide to State-Sponsored Trolling
(Bloomberg, July 19, 2018)
Graphika founder and CEO, John Kelly, Ph.D contributed analysis and expert perspective for this piece from Bloomberg exploring the global rise of government sponsored interference in elections by means of online manipulation and disinformation.Read the Full Story Here
How an Ex-YouTube Insider Investigated its Secret Algorithm
(The Guardian, February 2, 2018)
Graphika discovered over 513,000 Twitter accounts tweeted links to one or more YouTube-recommended videos that were boosted by vigorous social media campaigns leading up to the 2016 election, involving thousands of accounts controlled by political operatives, including a large number of bots.Read the Full Story Here
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