Success! Alex Jones Gets Banned From YouTube, Apple, Facebook and Spotify

Success! Alex Jones Gets Banned From YouTube, Apple, Facebook and Spotify

Success! Alex Jones Gets Banned From YouTube, Apple, Facebook and Spotify

"So, these are models that are looking at behaviors and behaviors of bad-faith actors who intend to manipulate, distract, divide a conversation or to unfairly amplify their content which they didn't earn so those are the signals that factor in and we do rank search, we do rank trends and we do rank conversations accordingly", Dorsey said.

It appears that the InfoWars app hasn't done anything to violate Apple's App Store review guidelines for developers-or it hasn't been caught doing so yet.

Jones - whose content was removed this week from Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Apple for violating hate speech guidelines - has fueled false conspiracy theories about the deadly 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. If that is the case it hard to see how Infowars is ever going to break Apple's code of conduct as its content reads like a deranged Protocols of Zion. "We continue to monitor apps for violations of our guidelines and if we find content that violates our guidelines and is harmful to users we will remove those apps from the store as we have done previously".

Twitter remains a holdout in this situation, as it hasn't punished or banned Jones or InfoWars like other tech giants have. We believe in representing a wide range of views, so long as people are respectful to those with differing opinions.

Alex Jones is a controversial radio and podcast host based in Austin, Texas.

Shear goes on to explain that he is not a supporter of Alex Jones or his Infowars productions.

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He was sued for defamation by families of some of the children killed in that attack, which left 20 children and six adults dead. It has suggested that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, and that the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job orchestrated by the United States government.

While he began broadcasting his shows in 1999, Jones' profile has spread from the far-right fringe in recent years.

Jones says his shows, which are broadcast on radio and online platforms and had been available on YouTube, reached at least 70 million people a week.

Google has not said why the Infowars app, which offers live streams and articles, was not removed in its app store as part of the actions.

Removing the hate-mongering Alex Jones from his platforms is a huge step forward in the fight against fake news.

However, a spokesman for Twitter told HuffPost that the Hannity interview had been scheduled long beforehand, when Dorsey chose to open a dialogue with conservatives over bias claims.

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