The Hunt: The problem of stopping extremists from using social media

Terrorists and other extremists have sought for years to use social media to incite violence.

On this week’s episode of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, Tricia Bacon, author of  “Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances,” says social media platforms are facing a complicated problem.

'The tech companies seem to have really fallen behind ...' (Author Tricia Bacon with WTOP's J.J. Green)
J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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