[Word For Today] Moderation

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Today, we’ll learn the new word ‘moderation’. Let’s look at the news first!

Facebook and YouTube’s moderation failure is an opportunity to deplatform the platforms
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Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have failed their task of monitoring and moderating the content that appears on their sites; what’s more, they failed to do so well before they knew it was a problem. But their incidental cultivation of fringe views is an opportunity to recast their role as the services they should be rather than the platforms they have tried so hard to become.

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Translations of moderation in different languages:

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How is moderation used?

n.    the avoidance of excess or extremes, especially in one’s behaviour or political opinions

  • You can eat whatever you want as long as it’s in moderation.
  • All parties will have to show great moderation during these very difficult negotiations.

Phrases: in moderationwithin reasonable limits; not to excess

  • Fats and oils can be used in moderation.
  • Some people say that drinking alcohol in moderation can be good for you.

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