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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly suspects Alex Jones wanted to be banned from Facebook for the attention

Posted On: Aug 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly suspects Alex Jones wanted to be banned from Facebook for the attention

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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly suspects that infamous Infowars founder Alex Jones wanted to get banned from Facebook all along, for the attention it would give him.
Indeed, the official Infowars app has shot up the Apple and Google app store charts in the wake of Facebook's actions.
The tech giants are cracking down on Alex Jones - and his public profile is skyrocketing in the aftermath.
Over the last few days, numerous big tech firms, including Facebook to YouTube, have banished the often-controversial conspiracy theorist from their platforms, citing their rules around hate speech. But Mark Zuckerberg reportedly suspects that this was all part of Jones' plan. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: I tried the newest BlackBerry phone for a week See Also: After a catastrophic few weeks, Facebook could now lose its place as America's 2nd-biggest website in a 'paradigm shift' The hypocrisy of the Alex Jones purge shows Facebook is morally spineless Apple...

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