A system designed to scrutinize the content of high-profile Facebook users instead gave VIPs a blank check to behave badly.
Parler has quietly dropped its lawsuit against technology giant Amazon, largely resolving a two month-long legal battle between the two companies.
Social media posts help build cases and prevent crimes, but a blackout on mainstream and fringe platforms since the Capitol attack has caused serious headaches for police and prosecutors.
Parler’s CEO says the social media website will use algorithms to tackle problematic content when it comes back online.
The Facebook page used by Iranian state-run news outlet Press TV was briefly pulled from the social media site on Tuesday.
Photographs of driver’s licenses are said to be among a trove of data compromised from the conservative-leaning social media website.
Most of the accounts were designed to push conspiracy theories at scale, the social media website said.
Parler has transferred its domain name from DreamHost to Epik amid social media controversy.
In public statements and court documents, Parler’s CEO offers contradictory statements on the company’s future.
Additionally, police in San Francisco say they’re bracing for a possible protest at Twitter’s headquarters there.