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Social media app Parler crawls back online on 'independent technology'

February 16, 2021 8:14 am

Parler went dark after being cut off by major service providers that accused the app of failing to police violent content related to the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol by followers of then-US President Donald Trump.

Parler CEO John Matze says he was fired by board

February 04, 2021 11:00 am

Parler remains largely offline after being dropped by Seattle-based Amazon's cloud-hosting division and the app stores of Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google following the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol.

Social media platform Parler loses bid to require Amazon to restore service

January 22, 2021 12:40 pm

A US judge on Thursday rejected Parler's demand that Inc restore web hosting services for the social media platform,

Explained: Big Tech's power to fire

January 20, 2021 7:00 am

Of all the humiliation heaped on Donald Trump as he leaves the White House today, the de-platforming by Twitter and Facebook must hurt him the most. But even as many celebrate his comeuppance, concerns have been raised about the enormous power for-profit Big Tech wields in the running of democracies.

Parler partially reappears with support from Russian technology firm

January 19, 2021 8:37 am

Parler vanished from the internet after its users called for violence and posted videos glorifying the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.

Parler CEO goes into hiding blaming Amazon flak, death threats

January 18, 2021 11:58 am

The chief executive officer of Parler LLC says he’s gone into hiding after receiving death threats. John Matze Jr’s social media platform was briefly the new home to conservative supporters of Donald Trump who flocked to it after Twitter banned the president

Parler CEO says social media app, favoured by Trump supporters, may not return

January 14, 2021 12:10 pm

In the interview, Matze said its relationship with Amazon appeared to deteriorate overnight and without much warning, an assessment that Amazon disputes in legal filings.

Explained: What is Parler, now-muted right wing platform?

January 14, 2021 4:26 pm

What is Parler, and why have big tech companies taken such a strong action against what is a relatively unknown social network outside of the United States? We explain

Here are the alternate ‘Free Speech’ apps that are taking Parler’s place

January 13, 2021 6:42 pm

These are the apps that users are looking at as Parler alternatives.

Parler app sues Amazon over removal from servers after Capitol Hill riots

January 12, 2021 12:02 pm Inc was sued by Parler over its decision to kick the site off its servers on Monday in the wake of rioting at the US Capitol.