Social media bans backfiring? Alex Jones, Infowars seeing increased traffic

Social media bans backfiring? Alex Jones, Infowars seeing increased traffic
Alex Jones (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – This probably only works if you’re a high-profile ban-ee.  And again, there’s no philosophical/intellectual solidarity here with Jones.  But it’s a very good thing to see Internet users exercising their own judgment to neutralize the attempt of the media Bigs to silence a voice the Bigs just don’t happen to like.]

After YouTube, Facebook and others this week removed content by Jones and his website, the InfoWars leader, talk show host and Austin resident fired back, accusing the companies of censorship and urging his audience to fight back against what he called an “unprecedented attack.”

Meanwhile, Jones’ website and other online platforms have remained popular destinations.

InfoWars continues to see more than 1 million page visits per day and has trended upward this month, according to Amazon’s Alexa website traffic report, which also said InfoWars averages more than 25 million page views per month.

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