Facebook suspends InfoWars home page

Reuters

Facebook has imposed a 30-day suspension on Alex Jones, founder of InfoWars, a conspiracy theory site.

Mr. Jones is prohibited from using his / her account for 30 days for posting videos that Facebook said has broken the rules of the community.

The hiatus only applies to Mr. Jones ‘ meaning the canal that bears his name on Facebook will still be active.

The suspension follows the action by YouTube this week that has seen the four videos that were deleted from the InfoWars channel.Liberal critics

The videos that have led Facebook to impose the short view of the ban are suspected to be the same as those which led to YouTube of the law.

The videos show Mr. Jones to criticize the Muslim immigrants of Europe and the denunciation of a transgender comic book. Another shows a man who pushes a child to the floor.

“We have reviewed the content against our community standards and has determined that it violates [],” Facebook said of the new technology site CNet.

The social network told CNet that the Alex Jones Channel on Facebook was close to the threshold that would close and delete.

InfoWars has not yet responded to Facebook.

The suspension comes shortly after Facebook was criticized for not taking action against InfoWars and Mr. Jones, who has repeatedly claimed that the 9/11 attacks were staged by the U.S. government.

As well as shooting video, the InfoWars YouTube channel has been hit by a penalty known as a “community strike”, which prevents it from broadcasting live for a period of 90 days.

Infowars says that the videos have been removed because they were “criticism of liberalism”.

More than 2.4 million people subscribe to Mr. Jones channel on YouTube.