Apple influenced Mark Zuckerberg's decision to ban InfoWars, report says

Tech 10-8-2018 Mashable 39
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After weeks of struggling to answer questions about whether or not Alex Jones and InfoWars should be allowed to remain on Facebook, the company caught some onlookers by surprise when it announced early Monday morning that it had "unpublished" pages belonging to Alex Jones and InfoWars.

Nothing had changed in terms of the content posted by the accounts run by Jones and InfoWars. Facebook had previously removed some posts from the accounts, but additional "strikes" hadn't been publicly reported. 

In a blog post, Facebook said the decision was a result of a review of "more content from the same Pages," that prompted the action. But what really changed Zuckerberg's mind on the issue was apparently a separate decision by an entirely different company: Apple. Read more...

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