Dorsey said he understood why people were upset with the decision, but he saidcensorship isn't the answer. It's on everyone else.
The Twitter honcho admitted that Jones, who has claimed that the Sandy Hook shooting was staged, can "often sensationalize issues and spread unsubstantiated rumors".
"This is what serves the public conversation best", he said. The four companies stated that Jones' disparaging comments about Muslims, immigrants, members of the LGBT community, and several other groups of people violate the hate speech clauses in their respective terms-of-service agreements.
Polls open for Kansas primary
Democrats, meanwhile, have been attacking Balderson by casting his support of tax cuts as threats to Social Security and Medicare. In Michigan, three mainstream Democrats in suburban Detroit were among those vying for a chance at retiring Republican Rep.
As of this writing, InfoWars is now the fourth most popular free app on the Apple App Store, beating CNN, the New York Times, Google News, HuffPost, and dozens of other mainstream news outlets. In a series of tweets, Dorsey explains that Twitter enforces its rules "impartially, regardless of political viewpoints". Twitter has recently stepped up actions against fake accounts, but the company has admitted that it has no "scalable policy or set of product features around authenticity of content".
We didn't suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday. "While we welcome everyone to express themselves on our service, we prohibit targeted behaviour that harasses, threatens, or uses fear to silence the voices of others". But this hasn't shielded Twitter from criticism following its decision to allow Jones a platform.
The microblogging platform, which has been dogged by accusations that it does not do enough to protect its users from hate speech and disinformation, said that it will only take action against accounts for harassment if they specifically @-mention or tag another account or threaten violence.
Stars of Kevin Spacey and Bill Cosby were denied removal after both artists were accused in Hollywood's sexual harassment scandal. How she didn't already have one, though, given the decades she spent writing and acting in Hollywood, is an infuriating mystery.
A Twitter account linked to the Saudi government posted an image showing a plane flying towards the skyline in Toronto. Riyadh has also recalled its ambassador from Ottawa and has also expelled the Canadian ambassador in Saudi Arabia.
The reusable stage one booster touched down on the droneship "Of Course I Still Love You" approximately nine minutes after launch. Yes, the first stage was just used in a launch back in May that sent Bangladeshi communications satellite Bangabandhu into orbit.
The boy, who was nine when the trial began in June, was repeatedly sexually abused by Spanish paedophile Javier Gonzalez Diaz. They charged several thousand euros (dollars) for each instance of abuse, filmed the acts and posted them on the dark net.
It is said that he can remember the name of any ordinary party worker at any far corner of the state, reported The Hindu . Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad reacted to the protests and said, "The Tamil Nadu government should not play politics".
I never realized the power behind a mindless double tap on Instagram and how it bears so much weight on people's lives. Most fans saw this coming - Blake gets his heart broken into a million pieces and Becca gives her final rose to Blake.
The documents say there was an "informal arrangement", but that Pitt has not met those arrangements. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend a special screening of "By The Sea" on November 3, 2015, in NY .
Liverpool will be hoping to take their pre-season form into their Premier League campaign when West Ham come to town this weekend. The visitors rarely threatened but pulled a goal back through Andrea Belotti's powerful close-range header.
Former Vice President Joe Biden gave a birthday shoutout to his "brother", and included a picture of the two at lunch last week. There have also been some celebrities who've gotten in on the fun, including R&B singer John Legend and filmmaker Matthew A.
China ready to levy new duties if USA escalates trade war
Such sentiment may weigh on business investment, which contributed last quarter to the fastest pace of growth in four years. Amid the more heated rhetoric, USA stocks ended the week up about 0.8 per cent, the fifth straight week of advances.
Ruby Rose to play Batwoman for CW's superhero universe
In short, along with the comics-based Riverdale , they basically own CW's prime-time lineup. 'But don't call her a hero yet. She went from being used to stifle the fears of gay characters in comics, to being the face of the LGBT movement at DC.
Elon Musk considers taking Tesla private
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's discussion of privatizing the company's shares sparked a seesaw in prices before trading was suspended. Taking Tesla private "makes a ton of sense", said Gene Munster , a managing partner at venture capital firm Loup Ventures.
U.S. woman pays for Keith Urban's snacks
Urban had been in the Garden State as part of his Graffiti U tour and performed at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden later that night. Still, she agreed to keep her word and pay for Urban. "It was then I realized what an idiot I was", she said.
Largest wildfire in California history still growing
It was listed as the sixth most-destructive in state history, having destroyed more than 1,600 structures, according to Cal Fire . Aircraft are dropping retardant across ridgelines to keep fire from racing down hillsides toward residential communities.
Gates Admits Embezzling From Manafort, Helping Hide Fraud
Ellis repeatedly clashed with prosecutors about the relevance of such testimony and once again urged them to speed things along. Gates told jurors that he siphoned off the money without Manafort's knowledge by filing false expense reports .