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Started: August 2018
Founders: John Matze, Jared Thomson

Parler is a social networking service. It has been described as an alternative to Twitter, and like Gab, users include those banned from mainstream social networks or opposing their moderation policies.

The Guardian expose 2020

In July 2020, The Guardian revealed that at least 14 Conservative MPs had joined Parler. They were accused of extremism and included:[1]

2021 Take down

Russiagate accusations tried to link Parler to Russia.[2] After suggestuions that Parler was used to coordinate the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol, several companies denied service and Apple and Google removed Parler's mobile app from their stores. Parler went offline entirely from January 10th 2021 on, after Amazon Web Services canceled its hosting services.[3][4][5][6] A total of twenty (or more) of Parler’s vendors and contractors have abandoned their service commitments with the social media firm – pointing to an obvious coordinated racketeering operation behind the scenes designed to put them out of business.[7]

Death threats

John Matze the CEO started to receive death threats.[8][9] He was dismissed by the board of the company on 29th January, on the initiative of Rebekah Mercer and Dan Bongino.[10][11]

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