YouTube puts Infowars on notice over high school shooting conspiracy videos

Tech 23-2-2018 Mashable 16

Infowars, a multimedia outlet popular with the far-right and famous for its conspiracy theories, is facing some pushback from the tech platforms that host its content. The latest controversy is related to Infowars' videos about Parkland shooting in Florida as the tech companies continue to crackdown on fake news and hate speech. 

YouTube has given one strike to The Alex Jones Channel, Infowars' largest YouTube channel, CNN reported Friday, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter. If a YouTube account receives three strikes in three months, it is permanently banned, according to YouTube's community guidelines.  Read more...

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