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Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

FILE PHOTO: Silhouette of a mobile user seen next to a screen projection of the Apple logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Chavi Mehta (Reuters) -Apple Inc will bring social media app Parler, favored by U.S conservatives, back to its App Store […]

GOP Sen. Lee, Rep. Buck press Amazon, Apple, Google for answers on Parler suspension

This illustration picture shows social media application logo from Parler displayed on a smartphone with its website in the background in Arlington, Virginia on July 2, 2020. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 1:45 PM PT – Thursday, April 1, 2021 Two Republican lawmakers demanded answers from Amazon, Apple and Google over […]

Parler Says It Informed FBI Over 50 Times About Violent Content Before US Capitol Breach

Social media platform Parler said it had referred violent content from its platform to the FBI ahead of the breach at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Parler made the disclosure in a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, in response to the panel’s request for documents. The company said that it had referred […]

Parler sues Amazon again, alleging effort to ‘destroy’ app

FILE PHOTO: A screengrab of Parler.com website and Parler CEO John Matze’s message on January 16, 2021, reading “Hello world, is this thing on?”, seen in this picture obtained on January 17, 2021 from social media. PARLER.COM WEBSITE /via REUTERS March 4, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – Parler, a social media […]

New Parler CEO: Trump Is Welcome on the Platform

Parler interim CEO Mark Meckler said that former President Donald Trump is welcome on the platform, coming weeks after the former commander-in-chief was suspended from Facebook, Twitter, and other Big Tech-owned websites. “He’s welcome on the platform just like anybody else,” Meckler said of the former president in an interview with Fox News. “We welcome […]

Social media app Parler crawls back online on ‘independent technology’

FILE PHOTO: A screengrab of Parler.com website and Parler CEO John Matze’s message on January 16, 2021, reading “Hello world, is this thing on?”, seen in this picture obtained on January 17, 2021 from social media. PARLER.COM WEBSITE /via REUTERS/File Photo February 15, 2021 (Reuters) – Parler, a social media service popular with American right-wing […]

House Committee Asks Parler If Trump Was Offered Ownership Stake

A House of Representatives committee is seeking information from the social media platform Parler, including whether former President Donald Trump was offered an ownership stake. House Oversight Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday asked Parler COO Jeffrey Wernick for all documents and communications referring or relating to a reported proposal to provide Trump with a […]

Parler CEO John Matze says he was fired by board

FILE PHOTO: A screengrab of Parler.com website and Parler CEO John Matze’s message on January 16, 2021, reading “Hello world, is this thing on?”, seen in this picture obtained on January 17, 2021 from social media. PARLER.COM WEBSITE /via REUTERS T February 4, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Katie Paul (Reuters) – The board of […]

House Oversight Republicans Say FBI’s Capitol Riot Probe Into Parler Should Include Facebook and Twitter

Republicans on the House Oversight Committee criticized its chairwoman’s calls for an FBI investigation into the role the social media platform Parler may have played in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot as “blatantly and overtly partisan,” arguing that for any such probe to be fair, it should also include Facebook and Twitter. Reps. James Comer […]