In addition to several social media platforms removing Trump's accounts or restricting access, tech companies – or monopolies as the Congress addresses them – have joined in.
Google and Apple have removed the Twitter competitor Parler citing "public safety threat" and "insufficient measures to remove threats" respectively.
Parler was built to provide more free speech focused social media platform for those that do not appreciate Twitter's arguably rather selective and/or restrictive measures, or those that have no choice in the matter.
Parler CEO John Matze posted a statement to Apple banning Parler. He brought up Apple's hypocrisy with threats as Parler was banned while #HangMikePence was trending on Twitter.
In addition to the two mobile platform giants, Amazon, the provider of Parler's cloud computing, has decided to shut down their servers.
Parler is currently still online but Matze suggested it might go down for as long as a week following AWS ban while the company works on future plans.
Written by: Matti Robinson @ 10 Jan 2021 10:56