More than a year after conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was banned from other platforms, Google has booted InfoWars from the Android store in response to misinformation surrounding the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
Infowars host falsely claimed his toothpaste "kills the whole SARS-corona family at point-blank range."
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is promoting his "Superblue" toothpaste as a remedy against coronavirus, despite health experts insisting that the key ingredient is neither safe nor effective against any ailment.
He contrasted his treatment with what he sees as government partiality toward undocumented immigrants.
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones told his radio audience Tuesday that a White House insider said President Donald Trump plans to pardon his former campaign adviser Roger Stone, currently awaiting sentencing on multiple felony charges related to Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Multiple YouTube accounts distributing content from Infowars were created last October and remained online until today, when "Newsweek" approached Google for comment.
The controversial radio host was pictured in a black vehicle bearing the logo for InfoWars, his right-wing conspiracy website.
Media personality Alex Jones seeks to dismiss a suit filed against him by the father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, claiming the case has caused him "emotional distress."
"I appeal to the president to pardon me," Stone reportedly told Jones, "because to do so would be an action that would show these corrupt courts that they're not going to get away with persecuting people for their free speech."
Speaking on his InfoWars show "War Room," Shroyer called for the lynching of "treasonous" former President Barack Obama.
While reviewing documents sent by Jones as part of the lawsuit against him, the plaintiffs found child porn and contacted federal authorities, the complaint said.
Facebook permanently barred several high profile accounts Thursday.
Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut condemned Alex Jones and Silicon Valley companies for promulgating false conspiracy theories related to school shootings, after one victim's father and two survivors died in apparent suicides.
Alex Jones called the Sandy Hook shooting a hoax and said government chemicals turned people gay. Trump voters trust Infowars as much as NYT and WaPo, a poll showed.
"Thank you, thank you," Stone said to boos from the crowd.
Jack Dorsey defended seeking the input of Ali Akbar, a hard-right Twitter user, on the decision to kick Infowars's Alex Jones off the platform.
Alex Jones, who claims victims of school and mass shooting are paid "crisis actors," now streams content via the Roku Channel Store.
Jones joined Roger Stone in crashing the Washington congressional hearing on "bias" within Silicon Valley and screamed phrases including, "Google is evil!"
"There's substantial evidence that ISIS was involved in this," the former Trump official falsely claimed of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.
A Twitter spokesperson said the company had permanently suspended 18 accounts for trying to help Jones and Infowars circumvent a ban.
Alex Jones has been banned from Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. But all is not lost.
Jones and Rubio traded insults and nearly got into a physical altercation outside a Capitol Hill hearing on Silicon Valley's role in aiding foreign influence on U.S. elections.
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones had something… interesting… on his phone during a promotional segment on InfoWars.
Imagine our surprise...
Jared Gaut, who has worked at Twitter since 2014, according to his LinkedIn profile, said: "We are not a government. We do not need to be neutral."
Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Apple Podcasts have recently removed InfoWars from its platforms.
Twitter remains one of the few mainstream social media outlets where Infowars content is active—but for how long?
The radio host is being sued for defamation by several parents who lost their children in the 2012 massacre.