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While researching the Kremlin’s extensive 2016 U.S. election influence campaign, Graphika Chief Innovation Officer Camille Francois was struck by how adept Russian social media trolls were at cultivating fake accounts and mimicking American online chatter. They way, when they posted something divisive and controversial, they’d know it would be seen by a built-in audience of genuine followers. In this podcast, Francois shares some of her key research findings on the Russian campaign, assesses whether the U.S. is better prepared for the 2020 vote, and recalls the memorable day that she testified on Capitol Hill.