Twitter Doesn't Ban Alex Jones, Because He Didn't Break Rules

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The enfant awful has just seen five of his Infowars podcasts culled from iTunes by Apple, including the eponymous Alex Jones Show and War Room, leaving just two podcasts associated with Jones' platform, RealNews and David Knight, still available.

"We have taken it down for glorifying violence, which violates our graphic violence policy, and using dehumanizing language to describe people who are transgender, Muslims and immigrants, which violates our hate speech policies", Facebook said.

At a time U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is getting banned from using various social media platforms, Twitter has taken a contrarian stand and decided not to suspend Jones' personal and Infowars accounts.

In the same thread, Dorsey said Twitter in the past has "been awful at explaining our decisions" but that they're "fixing that".

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Facebook explained that hate speech was the motivator, adding: "While much of the discussion around Infowars has been related to false news, which is a serious issue that we are working to address by demoting links marked wrong by fact checkers and suggesting additional content, none of the violations that spurred today's removals were related to this".

Also, other news-related websites wonder if the removal of Infowars indicates a potential removal of their platform too. "We'll enforce if he does". The ban applied exclusively to Jones' personal account, not the one million-strong Infowars page, which Jones helms.

Facebook and YouTube acted hours after Apple removed Jones from its podcast directory on Monday. "This is what serves the public conversation best".

He added that the company would "hold Jones to the same standard we hold to every account".

Alex Jones is a conservative radio host that's recently been removed from several websites, including YouTube and Facebook. Previously, Jones has claimed the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax set up by anti-gun activists, causing some of his disciples to threaten and harass victims' parents. Everyone is now anticipating if any other media company will be targeted in this way by the social media giant and just how veracious this crackdown on fake news will be.

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