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Report: Twitter suspends account of Infowars host Alex Jones

Alex Jones in sunglasses with fist raised
Alex Jones. Photo: Brooks Kraft/ Getty Images

Twitter has moved against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' account, preventing him from posting for 7 days following his removal from Facebook and many other social network platforms, according to CNET.

Why it matters: Twitter was the highest-profile holdout from the wave of companies and platforms that have recently shut down Jones' accounts. As recently as last week it said that Jones could remain on Twitter because he had not violated the site's rules.

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