'Twitter has a responsibility to stop publishing conspiracy theories'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Wednesday that it would not be banning inforwars from its platform, following Apple, Facebook and YouTube in banning Alex Jones's conspiracy theory.

Jones is in hot water for claiming the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax. The parents of the children who died during the incident are suing him.

Arthur Goldstuck MD at World Wide Worx says Twitter needs to understand that it has a responsibility to stop this kind of publications.

Twitter has a vigorous watchdog policy where they allow the members of their user base to submit complaints. So they cannot claim to be ignorant or not being able to police all of this because they have put in place policing mechanisms. thye shouldn't just be paying lip service, in fact, they need to put it into effect when these kinds of complaints are raised.

Arthur Goldstuck MD at World Wide Worx

They have certain policies regarding policy standard. It is not difficult to block links to sites like inforwars, in fact, it is one of the easiest things they can do.

Arthur Goldstuck MD at World Wide Worx

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