The CEO of Parler says that his social media platform may never get back online after major service providers accused it of failing to crack down on free speech in order to police content that may “incite violence.”
“It could be never. We don’t know yet,” said Parler CEO John Matze of whether the social media platform will return, in an interview with Reuters. After the Reuters story was published, Matze expanded on his position, saying: “I am an optimist. It may take days, it may take weeks but Parler will return and when we do we will be stronger.”
Parler was kicked off app stores, as well as the internet altogether, when a handful of big tech companies made the decision at the same time to ban the social media platform out of existence.
Following Twitter banning President Donald Trump from its platform, many conservatives began to flock to Parler, at which point