Twitter Suspends Alex Jones

Twitter Suspended Alex Jones

About a week after Jones was banned from several major platforms, Twitter temporarily suspended him.

According to Vijaya Gadde (lead of Trust and Safety, Legal, and Public Policy at Twitter), the violation was the following line (from a video) which Twitter interpreted as “a call to violence against the media”:

So people need to have their battle rifles ready, and everything ready, at their bedsides, and you’ve gotta be ready, because the media is so disciplined in their deception.

Sources / Relevant Material

  1. Joe Rogan Podcast Clip (with Jack Dorsey, Vijaya Gadde, and Tim Pool)
  2. YouTube "Joe Rogan Experience #1258 - Jack Dorsey, Vijaya Gadde & Tim Pool"
  3. USA Today "Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week after violating company rules" by Charles Ventura (15 Aug 2018)
  4. Breitbart "Twitter Suspends Alex Jones After CNN Blacklist Campaign" by Lucas Nolan (15 Aug 2018)