A Rough Day for InfoWars
Several Platforms Remove Alex Jones' Content
He's the founder of InfoWars, a far-right publication known for its conspiracy theories and "fake news"
Who's Alex Jones?
Apple was the first company to take action against InfoWars yesterday, removing
of Jones' podcasts
The company sited "hate speech" and an infringement
on the guidelines
developers must follow
Facebook followed Apple, removing
of Jones' pages, including a page with
The company removed the pages for "glorifying violence" and using "dehumanizing language" in violation of "our hate speech policy"
Later yesterday morning, YouTube removed Jones' channel which accumulated
of views on its videos
The company stated they "terminate" accounts that repeatedly violate the "Terms of Service and Community Guidelines"
Pinterest took down the InfoWars board in the afternoon because its account saves "content that could lead to harm"
Spotify removed "The Alex Jones Show" from its platform yesterday after pulling some episodes last week
Jones had some stuff to say about the bans on Twitter, where both his accounts are still active