Apple Suspends Parler From App Store
By Tim Higgins
Apple Inc. has suspended Parler from the App Store amid concerns
the app's owner hasn't done enough to address threats of violence
on the platform.
"We have always supported diverse points of view being
represented on the App Store, but there is no place on our platform
for threats of violence and illegal activity," Apple said in a
statement Saturday. "Parler has not taken adequate measures to
address the proliferation of these threats to people's safety."
Apple's move comes a day after Alphabet Inc.'s Google suspended
Parler from its Play Store app marketplace, citing violations of
requirements for sufficient moderation of content for apps it
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January 09, 2021 20:30 ET (01:30 GMT)
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