Update (1/11/2011): “Parler CEO: Attorneys Drop Company as Website Goes Offline”
LTRJ Note: The following news story is posted for informational and research purposes. Parler is a relatively new social media platform that has promised not to censor.
“Parler Removed From Google Play Store, Apple Threatens Ban”
By Mimi Nguyen Ly
The Epoch Times
Google removed the Parler social networking service from its app store, saying that the app will remain suspended until the developers commit to a moderation policy that could handle objectionable content on the platform. . . .
“Google never gave us any warning,” Parler told The Epoch Times in an emailed statement. “The justification for the removal was screenshots shared on Twitter (Ironically allowed by Twitter and ignored by Apple and Google) of content that was banned on Parler for violating our TOS. This is not an attack on Parler. This is an attack on our basic civil liberties and right to free speech.” . . . .
Social media users in the United States have flocked to Parler, messaging app Telegram, and social platform Gab, citing the more aggressive policing of political comments on mainstream platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Twitter permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s account as well as the Trump campaign’s account on Friday. Click here to continue reading.