Alex Jones 'hasn’t violated our rules — Twitter CEO

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However, there's been one notable exception: Twitter.

"We didn't suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday", Dorsey wrote on Twitter. "Your platform does not operate in a vacuum", she said in a tweet directed at Dorsey. We know that's hard for many but the reason is simple: "he hasn't violated our rules", Dorsey explained. "We'll enforce if he does", he said. Dorsey said the company was committed to promoting "a healthy conversational environment" - which included Jones.

"We welcome everyone to express themselves on our service".

Apple, meanwhile, recently joined Spotify, Facebook and YouTube in snubbing Jones' content.

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Twitter has released a statement in response to criticism that it hasn't banned anti-LGBT conspiracy theory publication InfoWars from its platform.

In this file photo, Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18, 2016. Podcasts like "The Alex Jones Show" and "War Room" have been pulled from all of Apple's directories, but the company has left up the less popular InfoWars podcast "Real News With David Knight".

Buzzfeed has called the move "one of the largest enforcement actions meant to curb conspiratorial news content by a technology company to date".

The moves follow similar action by Apple Inc. and Spotify Technology SA.

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Colbert then segued into a sketch featuring his character Tuck Buckford - based on Jones.

US-based social media have always been criticized by some liberal commentators for lacking transparency in how they ban content and for having an apparent political bias. "We tried treating @reddit as a silo, and it was a huge mistake". Jones also claims the 9/11 terror attack on NY and Washington were staged by the government.

Facebook recently chose to slap the conspiracy theorist with a 30-day "time out" from Facebook, for violating its community standards.

"News outlets and social media platforms are finally waking up to the critical difference between those who foster a marketplace of freely exchanged ideas and those that peddle false facts to make money off the suffering of others", said Josh Koskoff, an attorney representing several Sandy Hook families.

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Facebook suspended Jones' account for 30 days on Monday due to repeated violations, includings posts that it said glorified violence and dehumanized others.

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