Spotify, Facebook, Apple, YouTube and more ban Alex Jones for hate speech

The removals came quickly as companies repeated that the controversial host violated their rules and guidelines. The moves highlight the PR struggle that comes from taking a stand.

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“Infowars” host Alex Jones says he fights for “freedom and liberty,” but his brawls will have to take place off many social media platforms.

In the past week, mounting backlash from social media users and reporters have caused companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Apple to take a stand against Jones’ content—in the form of permanently removing him from their sites.

The Verge reported:

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