Fox News Pulls Ad in Apple’s App Store Tied to Infowars Searches

Leading up the 2018 midterm elections, Fox News Channel was looking to entice fans of Infowars — the right-wing purveyor of conspiracy theories that has been booted from most internet platforms — to download its app. As of Tuesday, an ad for Fox News’ app appeared at the top of a search for “Infowars” on Apple’s App Store (see screenshot, […]

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How YouTube’s Far Right Is Using Classic Influencer Tactics to Promote Its Views

Hardly a week goes by without conspiracy theories finding their way into YouTube’s top search results. The Google-owned video service has been trying to fight back by banning accounts like those of Infowars.com and promoting authoritative sources, but a new study suggests that many far-right YouTubers are largely unaffected by those measures. That’s in part because these video producers are […]

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Twitter Suspends Infowars’ Alex Jones for One Week for Violating Abuse Policy

Twitter has barred right-wing conspiracy monger Alex Jones from posting on the social-media site for one week after violating its policies, the company confirmed. The tweet (now deleted) that landed Jones in the seven-day penalty box said, “Alex Jones: Trump Must Take Action Against Web Censorship” and included a link to a Periscope live-video broadcast (which also is now unavailable). […]

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Alex Jones Takes Another Hit As Apple And Facebook Delete His Podcasts And Pages

After being removed from Spotify less than a week ago and having several of his videos removed from YouTube, Alex Jones and his Infowars podcast family will no longer be found on iTunes, and Facebook has begun the process of removing his pages as well. Of the six shows that fall under the Infowars umbrella, only RealNews with David Knight […]

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