Parler: rightwing social network back online after US Capitol riot controversy | Parler

Parler, a social media service popular with American rightwing users that virtually vanished after the US Capitol riot, re-launched on Monday and said its new platform was built on “sustainable, independent technology”. In a statement announcing the relaunch, Parler also said it had appointed Mark Meckler as its interim chief Continue Reading

Parler social network terminates CEO John Matze | Parler- Tempemail

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Parler, the social media platform favored by the US far right, has dismissed its CEO John Matze. Matze confirmed his termination in a text message to Reuters. “On January 29, 2021, the Parler board controlled by Rebekah Mercer decided to immediately terminate Continue Reading

Judge says Amazon won’t have to restore Parler web service Parler Amazon judge Social Media Donald Trump- Tempemail

Amazon won’t be forced to restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app favored by followers of former President Donald Trump U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein in Seattle said she wasn’t dismissing Parler’s “substantive underlying claims” against Continue Reading

US lawmakers ask FBI to investigate Parler app’s role in Capitol attack | Parler- Tempemail

American lawmakers have asked the FBI to investigate the role of Parler, the social media website and app popular with the American far right, in the violence at the US Capitol on 6 January. Carolyn Maloney, chair of the House oversight and reform Committee, asked the FBI to review Parler’s Continue Reading

Parler website partially returns with support from Russian-owned technology firm | Social media- Tempemail

Parler, the social network popular with Donald Trump supporters, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology company. The network vanished from the internet after it was dropped by Amazon’s hosting arm and other partners over a lack of moderation after its users called for violence and Continue Reading

Revealed: Tory MPs and commentators who joined banned app Parler | Conservatives- Tempemail

At least 14 Conservative MPs, including several ministers, cabinet minister Michael Gove and a number of prominent Tory commentators joined Parler, the social media platform favoured by the far right that was forced offline last week for hosting threats of violence and racist slurs. Parler was taken offline after Amazon Continue Reading

Parler operating off free trial software before right-wing app was removed from the internet- Tempemail

Parler, the notorious right-wing social media app, was using a free trial of identity management software until it was banned from the internet. The social media service had been using the free version of user-authentication platform Okta, which provides cloud software so that companies can have their users log in Continue Reading

I’ve been on Parler. It’s a cesspit of thinly veiled racism and hate | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

“Civil war is coming.” I saw this message on the social media platform Parler in November, about two weeks after the election was called for Joe Biden. The ominous post followed an even more harrowing message from a different user. “[O]ur people have guns too … it’s time for us Continue Reading

Parler goes offline after Amazon drops it due to ‘violent content’ | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

The “free speech” social network Parler, popular with Donald Trump supporters, has been forced off the internet after Amazon pulled its hosting services. The Twitter clone, which gained notoriety as a communication hub for the rioters who stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, had already suffered a major hit to Continue Reading