• Twitter puts Infowars' Alex Jones in the ‘read-only' sin bin for 7 days

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Twitter has finally taken action against Infowars creator Alex Jones, but it isn't what you might think.
    While Apple, Facebook, Google/YouTube, Spotify and many others have removed Jones and his conspiracy-peddling organization Infowars from their platforms, Twitter has remained unmoved with its claim that Jones hasn't violated rules on its platform.
    That was helped in no small way by the mysterious removal of some tweets last week, but now Jones has been found to have violated Twitter's rules, as CNET first noted .
    Twitter is punishing Jones for a tweet that violates its community...
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  • Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

    1 month ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.
    The New York Times reports that Jones tweeted a link to a video calling for supporters to get their "battle rifles" ready against media and others.
    Jones won't be able to tweet or retweet from his personal account for seven days, though he will be able to browse Twitter.
    The Twitter account for his "Infowars" show was not affected.
    Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify have taken down material published by Jones...
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