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Facebook removes several InfoWars related pages from its platform, citing what it described as glorification of violence and dehumanizing language. YouTube deletes Alex Jones' main account for repeated Terms of Service violations. Apple and Spotify pull Jones' podcasts. Alex Jones has received a substantial amount of criticism in the past for attacking the families of children who died in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.

Facebook and other tech giants have been under growing pressure to crack down on the spread of misinformation across their platforms.

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Changes:

  1. Facebook removes InfoWars programming from its platform, citing glorification of violence and dehumanizing language. YouTube deletes Alex Jones main account for repeated Terms of Service violations. Apple and Spotify pull Jones' podcasts, but Apple leaves the Infowars app in the App Store. Editor Paul Joseph Watson calls Facebook's actions "political censorship" on Twitter
  2. Facebook removes several InfoWars related pages from its platform, citing what it described as glorification of violence and dehumanizing language. YouTube deletes Alex Jones' main account for repeated Terms of Service violations. Apple and Spotify pull Jones' podcasts. Alex Jones has received a substantial amount of criticism in the past for attacking the families of children who died in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.

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