Social media app Parler is back online, no thanks to mainstream tech services. The Trump-friendly platform, which went dark last month after the US Capitol riot, relaunched Monday with a new platform built on “sustainable, independent technology,” Reuters reported.
Amazon, Google, and Apple in January dropped access to Parler (not to be confused with “social talking app” Parlor), citing its alleged use to help coordinate the D.C. insurrection. The social network partially returned less than two weeks later, this time powered by Russian-owned DDos-Guard.
Efforts to rebuild were led by Chief Executive John Matze, who promised that Parler would “resolve any challenge before us” and welcome users back “soon”—before being fired on Jan. 29. In a memo obtained by Fox News, Matze suggests the dismissal was based on his support for stronger content moderation. New interim CEO Mark Meckler, co-founder of the