Parler CEO John Matze believes that the "free speech" alternative social network will soon be fully operational again, telling Fox News on Sunday about several steps the website is taking to return after being booted offline by Amazon Web Services. Earlier Sunday, Parler's website partially relaunched after the company registered its domain and server withContinue reading "Parler CEO optimistic about social network's full return by 'end of the month'"
Parler — the social media platform popular with conservatives as a "free speech" alternative to Twitter — reappeared online Sunday after Amazon Web Services booted it offline a week ago, the Hill reported.What are the details?There's only a single screen with text and nowhere to navigate, but it's more than the completely blank page usersContinue reading "Parler reappears online with message from CEO: 'We will not let civil discourse perish!'"
The principal of a Tennessee high school is on paid administrative leave after comparing social media's speech crackdowns to "McCarthyism" during a homeroom video message to students.What are the details?During his nine-minute address Monday, principal Barton Thorne of Cordova High School, near Memphis, said freedom of speech is being threatened by social media and techContinue reading "HS principal on leave after comparing social media speech crackdowns to 'McCarthyism' in video message to students"
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling — an outspoken conservative and supporter of President Donald Trump — on Tuesday claimed that AIG canceled his insurance due to his "social media profile." We will be just fine, but wanted to let Americans know that @AIGinsurance canceled our insurance due to my "Social Media profile" — PresidentContinue reading "Baseball legend Curt Schilling — an outspoken Trump supporter — claims AIG canceled his insurance over his 'social media profile'"
Social media service Parler has announced that it is suing Amazon after the company removed Parler from its AWS platform, effectively causing the service to shut down indefinitely. According to multiple reports, the company intends to sue Amazon for antitrust violations, breach of contract, and unlawful business interference. Parler also intends to ask for anContinue reading "Parler plans to sue Amazon, ask federal judge to reinstate service"
The cascade of bad news for social media site Parler got worse on Monday morning, after reports began circulating that hackers may have compromised the service and obtained the private data of Parler users before the service was taken offline Monday morning. Parler, which bills itself as a "free speech" alternative to Twitter, was simultaneouslyContinue reading "Report: Hackers may have compromised Parler before it was taken offline, may have access to even deleted user posts"
President Donald Trump attempted to tweet from other government accounts after he was banned from the social media platform, but Twitter deleted the messages and rushed to restrict the accounts. The president was banned permanently from Twitter on Friday after the company said that there were further plans for political violence being planned by hisContinue reading "Trump tweets from other gov't accounts after being banned — Twitter deletes them and restricts the accounts"