The Infowars host has been ordered to pay $45.2 million to the families of the children affected during the Sandy Hook school shooting. Jones has since filed for bankruptcy despite allegedly hiding millions.
Twitter confirmed on Thursday that it has recorded a bigger than expected decline in the number of active monthly users during the third quarter of 2018. Despite this, Twitter’s ad revenue was up by 29% surpassing Wall Street’s expectations for the period under review.
Twitter revealed on Thursday that it has permanently banned the account of right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The social media company also said that Jones’s website will be banned from the platform.
Republicans renewed on Wednesday their fight against major social media platforms this time targeting Twitter. During a congressional hearing, GOP lawmakers slammed the platform for being “biased” against conservative voices.