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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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As a result of the continued public work, testimony, and publications written by and about our science team, Graphika continues to become the foremost thought leader in network science, while continuing to create unprecedented transparency around complex data for our clients and partners, and supporting human rights through our volunteer work.

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.

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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.

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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

Facebook Removes 'Foreign Interference' Operations from Iran and Russia

(BBC, February 14, 2020)

The Russian network used dozens of fake personas to post pro-Kremlin and anti-Western messages on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and news websites. It focused primarily on Ukraine, but some of Russia's neighbouring countries, such as Moldova, the Baltic states and Turkey, were also targeted. A few accounts also focused on Germany and the UK, but "left little trace of online activity", according to Graphika, a social media analytics firm.

Facebook removes 'foreign interference' operations from Iran and Russia

Russian Intelligence Agency Outsources to Africa to Boost US Racial Tensions

(TechCrunch (Japan), February 14, 2020)

Camille Francois, Chief Innovation Officer for Graphika, said that Russia-based activities used Ghana-based NGOs as a kind of agent, and at least some of the staff involved were involved in the original work. She points out that they are likely to be unaware of its purpose.

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He Combs the Web for Russian Bots. That Makes Him a Target.

(The New York Times, February 9, 2020)

Last year, Mr. Nimmo became the head of investigations for the social-media monitoring company Graphika. “He was there well before this was a trendy thing to do,” said Alex Stamos, who is conducting similar disinformation research work at Stanford University and was previously Facebook’s chief security officer. Both Graphika and the Digital Forensic Research Lab have received funding from Facebook.

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Text-Based Deepfakes, Model Hacking Among Top AI Threats

(The Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2019)

Deepfake videos—manipulated using AI to look realistic—are certainly a concern, said Camille François, chief innovation officer at social-media analytics firm Graphika Inc., speaking Tuesday at the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Executive Forum in New York. But Ms. François said a bigger threat comes from fabricated news articles, websites or other text content created by AI, which she called “read-fakes.

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Questions raised over source of Labour’s ‘NHS for sale’ dossier

(Financial Times, December 2, 2019)

Graphika, a company that has analysed the document leak alongside the Washington-based Atlantic Council think-tank, published a report on Monday, seen by the Financial Times, suggesting the incident could point to potential foreign interference in the upcoming UK election. 
 

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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. 

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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