Conservative favourite Parler is coming back. (Picture credits: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The company claimed to have more than 20 million users before Apple and Google marketplaces pulled it down
  • Parler announced the promotion of George Farmer to chief executive from chief operating officer
  • It was alleged the platform failed to stop incitement of violence by Donald Trump's supporters ahead of the January 6 riots

Perler has been very popular among Donald Trump supporters.(Representative image:Pixabay)

  • Parler calls itself "the free speech social network"
  • It came under scrutiny following the January 6 attack on the US Capitol
  • In its early days, the platform attracted a crowd of ultraconservative and even extreme-right users

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John Matze sent a memo to Parler employees informing them that he was fired. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • In his memo, John Matze said he was fired on January 29
  • "Over the past few months, I've met constant resistance to my product vision," Matze said in his memo
  • Following the Capitol attack, Apple suspended all downloads of the Parler app