Google, Facebook, TikTok, and Facebook-owned Instagram are all suppressing any advertising for Alex’s War, a documentary about the heavily censored radio host Alex Jones, in the runup to the film’s premiere.
Alex’s War premieres on Come july 1st 23, and early indicators suggest it will be highly prosperous. Over the weekend, the documentary raised the iTunes film preorder rankings , reaching the #2 spot — just behind the biggest blockbuster of the summer, Top Gun: Maverick.
However this success has been achieved without the help of Big Tech advertising.
In comments to UnHerd News , movie director Alex Lee Moyer said Google permanently banned the documentary’s producer from buying ads after the team attempted to promote the documentary to the platform.
Facebook also forbade the movie through being promoted. Facebook by itself told the Alex’s War team which the documentary contained “ inauthentic behavior or violations of our own Advertising Policies and Local community Guidelines. ”