Claim: Top College Questioned Applicant for Following Alex Jones on Twitter

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Those guidelines forbid apps containing content that's "offensive, insensitive, upsetting, meant to disgust, or in exceptionally poor taste".

This was less than an hour after CNN reported that more than a dozen tweets and videos on Jones' and InfoWars' Twitter accounts were in violation of Twitter's content policy.

The missing content comes as the social media giant stands by its decision to continue hosting Jones' posts, despite Apple, Spotify and Facebook banning him from their sites.

"Much of what Jones and his employees say is absolutely rotten pig excrement, but there's no definition of hate speech that has a limiting principle", he wrote.

On Wednesday, the firm finally broke its silence and said that the app remains in the App Store because it has not been found to be in violation of any content policies.

But Web users can still access Infowars through its website and through the same tech companies that just banned it. Google offers the Infowars app for Android users, and Apple customers can download it through the App Store.

Jones, who founded the far-right broadcast Infowars in 1999, has earned notoriety for promoting conspiracy theories to a vast audience. It deleted the content the same day. Seeing as the company has been so vocal lately about trying to curb "troll-like behaviors" and working to "reduce people's ability to detract from healthy public conversation", it seems like they'd be on board with banning someone who has built his career on harassing the parents of murdered children as well as teenage school shooting victims, who uses his platform to spread unsafe and hateful misinformation.

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"We strongly support all points of view being represented on the App Store, as long as the apps are respectful to users with differing opinions, and follow our clear guidelines, ensuring the App Store is a safe marketplace for all", the company's statement said.

He was sued for defamation by families of some of the children killed in that attack, which left 20 children and six adults dead.

Unlike Apple's podcast service, which linked to a list of Jones's previous episodes, the Infowars app doesn't offer a catalogue of old shows.

Jones has also claimed that the September 11, 2001 attacks on NY and Washington were staged by the U.S. government. He called on U.S. President Donald Trump to intervene.

It appears that the InfoWars app hasn't done anything to violate Apple's App Store review guidelines for developers-or it hasn't been caught doing so yet.

Dorsey said Twitter did not want to take "one-off actions to make us feel good in the short term, and adding fuel to new conspiracy theories".

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