Twitter just became the latest social platform to ban Alex Jones and InfoWars.
The social media company has “permanently suspended” Jones and InfoWars from Twitter and Periscope, the company announced Thursday.
The decision comes just one day after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testified before Congress at a hearing that was also attended by Jones. Periscope video showed the InfoWars host confronting CNN reporter Oliver Darcy after the hearing, which prompted the company’s decision to ban the accounts.
“We took this action based on new reports of Tweets and videos posted yesterday that violate our abusive behavior policy, in addition to the accounts’ past violations,” Twitter wrote in a statement. The company say that it will “continue to evaluate” other accounts “potentially associated” with Jones and InfoWars. Read more…