Instagram and Facebook Ban Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and Several Others
Instagram and Facebook Ban Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and Several Others Jones and his media website Infowars had previously been issued bans
Instagram accounts belonging to Jones and Infowars are now gone too.
In addition, Infowars personality
Paul Joseph Watson has also been
banned from both websites.
Others banned from Facebook and Instagram include Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam.
Right-wing media personalities
Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos
were also banned Facebook says the bans were given out due to the accounts spreading
hate speech and inciting violence.
The moves follow criticism for
years against Facebook for
not taking action against
A spokesman for the site says that it goes through
a "long" process before deciding to issue a ban.
Facebook, via statement