Claim: Top College Questioned Applicant for Following Alex Jones on Twitter

Donna Miller
August 10, 2018

"So, these are models that are looking at behaviors and behaviors of bad-faith actors who intend to manipulate, distract, divide a conversation or to unfairly amplify their content which they didn't earn so those are the signals that factor in and we do rank search, we do rank trends and we do rank conversations accordingly", Dorsey said.

The moves mark a dramatic defense of Twitter's unpopular decisions following the tech industry's steadfast response to Jones and Infowars.

As a mystifying capper, Jack concluded that it's the media's job to stop unsafe men like Jones, not Twitter's. If that is the case it hard to see how Infowars is ever going to break Apple's code of conduct as its content reads like a deranged Protocols of Zion.

The Infowars Official app has become the App Store's third most-downloaded news app this week after Apple removed access on Sunday to some of Jones' podcasts.

Apple told BuzzFeed News in its statement that it "strongly supports all points of view" finding their way to its App Store "as long as the apps are respectful to users with differing guidelines, and follow our clear guidelines, ensuring the App Store is a safe marketplace for all".

Alex Jones is a controversial radio and podcast host based in Austin, Texas. The decision to completely pull the other shows, including "The Alex Jones Show" and "War Room", represents a broader effort than those made by other companies in recent days to stop disseminating material associated with Jones, whom the Southern Poverty Law Center calls "the most prolific conspiracy theorist in contemporary America".

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You need only read about the struggles of the parents of Noah Pozner, a six-year-old victim of the Sandy Hook massacre, to understand just how evil and hate-filled Alex Jones is.

The right to free speech does not include the right to harass and persecute innocent people, as Jones has done numerous times - including his attempts to target survivors of the Parkland school shooting. He has sought to have the lawsuit dismissed.

Spotify, YouTube, and Facebook have all only removed several individual broadcasts by Jones.

The Infowars app functions much differently than the podcasts, potentially explaining the differences in enforcement.

The message noted that Twitter would have taken action against Jones had he posted the same content on its service as he had on Facebook and YouTube.

Listen to the full interview between Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Sean Hannity here.

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