When users violate these policies repeatedly, like our policies against hate speech and harassment or our terms prohibiting circumvention of our enforcement measures, we terminate their accounts.
The rush of interested users comes after influential tech platforms - including Facebook, Google-owned YouTube and Apple - took their most assertive actions yet against Jones and his Infowars brand for violating their rules against hateful language.
"We strongly support all points of view being represented on the App Store, as long as the apps are respectful to users with differing opinions, and follow our clear guidelines, ensuring the App Store is a safe marketplace for all", Apple said in a statement issued Wednesday night.More news: Kourtney Kardashian Reportedly Dumped Younes Bendjima a Month Ago
On Wednesday, the firm finally broke its silence and said that the app remains in the App Store because it has not been found to be in violation of any content policies. And on August 6, not only YouTube, but also Facebook, Spotify and Apple have removed Jones and his Infowars network from their platforms.
Among other claims, Alex Jones (file photo) has called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting a hoax. "We do rank the timeline for relevance, so it might take some scrolling to see everything, but you can also turn that ranking off in the settings so you can see everything in "recently" order".
"Truth is we've been bad at explaining our decisions in the past".
Dorsey said Twitter would hold Jones to the same standard as it does every account.More news: Ellie Goulding announces engagement to Caspar Jopling
Hannity's own role in promoting a conspiracy theory about the death of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich sparked criticism and cost him advertisers past year.
"I haven't heard those requests directly, but I'm sure someone is saying it somewhere", Dorsey said.
A Twitter spokesperson informed CNN that it was not the doing of the company, suggesting it was either Jones or someone with the ability to log into his account. I think this is far more hard, far more nuanced than I think a lot of people imagine. And it can (and does) make the platform unsafe people who question false information. We need to balance all of those constraints.More news: Arab rights group petitions Israel’s Supreme Court against Jewish nation law