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Alex Jones' put a direct message out to his followers on Twitter claiming this was the pending internet censorship he had been warning about and that InfoWars is now the face of the online resistance.

"We have taken it down for glorifying violence, which violates our graphic violence policy, and using dehumanizing language to describe people who are transgender, Muslims and immigrants, which violates our hate speech policies", Facebook said.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has tweet-stormed his reasons for not banishing renowned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, and in doing so, took a not-so-subtle swipe at Facebook and YouTube.

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In August 2013, we added a section explicitly prohibiting "targeted harassment" to the Twitter Rules under the "Abuse and Spam" category. The content removal also happened on Spotify.

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The argument put forth is that the content posted by Infowars and Jones to other platforms is different to the content posted by Jones to Twitter itself.

In another tweet, Dorsey explained why Twitter won't react to the "outside pressure" and how it would continue to enforce straightforward principles impartially regardless of the political viewpoints.

The four pages, the Alex Jones Channel Page, the Alex Jones Page, the InfoWars Page and the Infowars Nightly News Page, have been "unpublished for repeated violations of Community Standards and accumulating too many strikes". Jones was sued for defamation in three separate lawsuits by families who had children die in the Sandy Hook massacre in 2011, a shooting that Jones repeatedly said didn't actually happen. The ban applied exclusively to Jones' personal account, not the one million-strong Infowars page, which Jones helms. A decision late Sunday by Apple to erase virtually all of Jones' podcasts from iTunes and its podcast apps set off a cascade.

"Twitter is reflective of real conversations happening in the world and that sometimes includes perspectives that may be offensive, controversial, and/or bigoted", she said.

Dorsey said that it's up to journalists to "document, validate, and refute" rumours and sensationalized issues spread by accounts like Jones's so "people can form their own opinions".

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