Pro-Free Speech Social Media Platform Parler Is Back Online
CBN- The conservative social media platform Parler — known primarily as a free-speech alternative to Twitter — is back online.
Google, Apple, and Amazon removed the Parler app from their respective marketplaces in early January, following the riot inside the U.S. Capitol, arguing participants used the platform to organize. Ultimately, Amazon’s cloud hosting service terminated its contract with the social media site, essentially removing it from the internet altogether.
Parler, which is funded largely by Republican donor and Trump supporter Rebekah Mercer, announced Monday its website is back online and will reestablish access this week to those who had accounts before it was shut down.
The development comes as Tea Party co-founder and attorney Mark Meckler has stepped in as interim CEO after Parler co-founder John Matze was fired from the position by the company’s board earlier this month.
“Parler was built to offer a social media platform that protects free speech and values privacy and civil discourse,” Meckler said in a statement Monday. “Parler is being run by an experienced team and is here to stay. We will thrive as the premier social media platform dedicated to free speech, privacy, and civil ...READ MORE
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