Aug 6, 2018

InfoWars dropped from Facebook and iTunes

Apple has removed hundreds of podcasts by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his InfoWars brand from its iTunes and Podcasts apps. Facebook has also "Unpublished" the InfoWars page on its platform for "Using hate speech". Several episodes of Mr Jones' show were also removed from Spotify on Thursday for violating the music app's "Hate content policy". While Apple did not host the InfoWars podcasts on its own servers, its iTunes and Podcasts apps made the programmes easily accessible to millions of people. Apple no longer links to series such as The Alex Jones Podcast and War Room in its apps.

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Apple or Facebook by viewing their customer service contacts.