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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft get together to stop the spread of extremist videos.  Neil and Dan look at how the world's media is reacting and the words you need to talk about the story.

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News Review

Tackling online extremism

Social media giants get together to deal with the problem of extremist pictures and videos shared online. 

Language challenge

Which company is NOT mentioned in the news report about online extremism?

a) Facebook
b) WhatsApp
c) YouTube

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The story

Four of the leading technology companies are teaming up to try to stop extremist images and videos being spread online.

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are planning to share a database of content so uploads can be screened and removed more quickly.

Key words and phrases

fingerprint
(here) to create a digital profile

team up
to get together with other people or organisations to achieve something

pledge
make a serious promise

To do

Try our quiz to see how well you've learned today's language.

News Review quiz

3 Questions

Now you've watched the video, try to answer these questions about the language in the news

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Language challenge - answer

b) WhatsApp. The four companies mentioned in the report are Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft

End of Session 2

Join us in Session 3 for Lingohack - our video which teaches you words from the news using the latest BBC World News bulletins.

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  • fingerprint
    (here) to create a digital profile

    team up
    to get together with other people or organisations to achieve something

    pledge
    make a serious promise