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Facebook removes Alex Jones pages for hate, bullying

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says it has taken down four pages belonging to conspiracy theorist for violating its and policies.

The giant said in a statement today that it also blocked Jones' account for 30 days because he repeatedly posted content that broke its rules.

The company said it "unpublished" the four pages after receiving reports that they contained content "glorifying violence" and used "dehumanizing language" to describe Muslims, immigrants and transgender people.

is the latest tech company to take action against Jones, who has been facing a growing backlash on

Last week, music streaming service removed some episodes of "The Show" podcast for breaching its hate content policy.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 19:00 IST