Alex Jones's Infowars app has been kicked out of the Play Store for spreading coronavirus misinformation

The Infowars app has been removed from the Play Store. Originally booted from the iOS App Store back in 2018, the Android version had remained available through Google’s app venue until today. It was removed to combat the spread of harmful misinformation included in the app which pertained to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (popularized as “coronavirus”), which is against Google’s developer policies.

A recently-published video in the Infowars app claimed that efforts to diminish the spread of coronavirus, including practices such as social distancing, shelter in place, and quarantining, were ineffective, and that “natural” remedies to treat the disease existed. Read MoreAlex Jones’s Infowars app has been kicked out of the Play Store for spreading coronavirus misinformation was written by the awesome team at Android Police.