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Following the removal of the app in January, Apple will now allow the social media app Parler to return to the App Store following changes to how the social media network moderates content, CNN reports.

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On April 14, in a letter to Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ken Buck obtained by CNN, Apple said that the app has improved the way it moderates content, and says those changes are "sufficient" for it to return to the App Store. Apple says it is now up to Parler to publish the app to users, in which Apple says it believes it will "become available immediately."

In a letter to Parler following its removal from the platform earlier this year, Apple said that the app would remain off the App Store until it is updated and becomes "compliant with the App Store Review Guidelines" and until the app has demonstrated its ability to "effectively moderate and filter the dangerous and harmful content on your service."

Article Link: Apple Approves Parler to Return to App Store
 

fenderbass146

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Good Job Apple, as much as it is a echo chamber for conservatives, so is Facebook, Reddit, Twitter for other ideologies. etc. All social media can be good, all can be toxic, it's not up to the tech giants to decide. They are the new town square, they aren't the publishers or moderators of it all. If they decide to play moderator, then they should be held liable for anything on their platforms.
 
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djcerla

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The leftist conspiracy to silence We The People thickens.

Everybody knows that Parler CEO and staff have now been fully inoculated with 5G nano-antennas via a “vaccine shot”, are now receiving orders straight from THAT pizzeria basement. And app is timely back on the App Store!

/s (just in case)
 

AlterZgo

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This is hilarious. Parler will last about 15 minutes before it's removed again. A platform dedicated to the right wing echo chamber cannot be moderated as it would require removal of a majority of the content at any given moment.
 

Blackstick

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Definitely a good move from Apple. But it makes me wonder what Parler had to do with it’s “moderation” rules to please Apple. In the end of the day, Parler will end up like any other social network I think.
You let nut jobs say whatever they desire, which can and has caused others physical harm, and it's surprisingly impossible to run a profitable business.
 
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