Facebook removes pages of Infowars and Alex Jones after outcry


Facebook has unpublished four pages belonging to conspiracy theorist and far-right radio host Alex Jones for repeatedly violating the company’s standards with inflammatory posts about transgender people, Muslims and immigrants, among other infractions.

Facebook’s announcement on Monday to ban Infowars’ content comes on the heels of similar decisions by Apple and Spotify, both of which removed Jones’ podcasts from their respective platforms.

Update 12:51 pm:

YouTube deletes Alex Jones’ channel for violating its community guidelines. The channel had more than 2.4 million subscribers

Full story @ NBC News


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