Earlier this month a slew of social media platforms including iTunes, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Pinterest, banned Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory promoting website InfoWars. While Jones claims it violates his right to free speech, the platforms bowed to mounting public pressure to enforce the requirements of each company’s own terms of service (TOS).
Twitter now joins them, at least temporarily.
A hoax Facebook status is making the rounds once again.
The viral post claims that the social media company is making changes to its privacy policies. In response, Facebook users are urged to post a statement on their Timeline saying that they do not grant Facebook the right to their posts, pictures, and media.