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Parler claims it was also dropped by Slack after Amazon and other tech giants cut ties with the controversial social media company

Parler CEO John Matze claimed in a lawsuit against Amazon that Sla.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Parler"s CEO John Matze is "confident" the controversial social-media platform will fully return by the end of January, after Amazon booted it offline

Parler went offline after being dropped by Amazon Web Services, and has since returned as a static webpage with a note from CEO John Matze. Parler's CEO John Matze. Fox News Parler's CEO.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2021

Parler in limbo as it searches for new website host, after the service was banned by tech giants Apple and Amazon

Parler CEO John Matze told Fox News on Sunday that the platform would "get back online as quickly as possible." This illustration picture shows social media appli.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 11th, 2021

Amazon"s decision to sever ties with Parler might not kill the controversial social media platform

Amazon will kick Parler off its servers in the early hours of Monday morning, likely forcing the social network to temporarily go down. Amazon Web Services will kick Parler off its pla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2021

Amazon Employees Demand Company Stop Providing Cloud Services To Parler

Some Amazon Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) workers are demanding that the company stop providing services to conservative social media platform Parler, popular among supporters of Donald Trump. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 9th, 2021

Former Amazon manager claims the company racially profiles job seekers

A former Amazon.com Inc. manager says she was fired after she complained to higher-ups that her supervisor told her to scan the social media accounts of prospective hires to determine their race and gender......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2020

Former Amazon manager claims the company racially profiles job seekers

A former Amazon.com Inc. manager says she was fired after she complained to higher-ups that her supervisor told her to scan the social media accounts of prospective hires to determine their race and gender......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 26th, 2020

Inside TikTok: A culture clash where U.S. views about censorship often were overridden by the Chinese bosses

The tensions inside TikTok's Beijing-based parent company highlight a growing challenge for the American Internet as Chinese tech giants race to expand and compete more directly with social-media firms in the West......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 5th, 2019

Why Big Tech and Conservatives Are Clashing on Free Speech

When Twitter banned President Donald Trump after a mob he had encouraged stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the White House fell into an unusual social media silence. But the company’s move, followed by actions by Facebook, Apple, Google and A.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 20th, 2021

Parler Finds Its Way Back Online — Thanks To A Russian Tech Firm

Social media Parler has managed to return on the Web partially and its website is live at press time late Monday. What Happened: The website’s functionality at the time seems limited to displaying a few messages from the Parler team. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 19th, 2021

Far-right groups move online conversations from social media to chat apps — and out of view of law enforcement

After big tech companies kicked Trump off Twitter and shut down right-wing social network Parler, extremist groups are moving to encrypted chat apps like Telegram. It's making it tougher for police to look for future attacks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 15th, 2021

Trump wanted to join Parler and call himself "Person X" before it shut down, according to the CEO of the social-media app

Parler CEO John Matze has accused Amazon Web Services of sending Parler offline in part to deny President Donald Trump further social-media presence. Parler CEO John Matze and President Donald Trump. Fox News, Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Ima.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

Trump wanted to join Parler and call himself "Person X" before it shut down, according to the CEO of the social media app

Part of the reason Amazon Web Services sent Parler offline was to deny Trump further social media presence, Parler CEO John Matze claimed. Parler CEO John Matze (left) and President Donald Trump. Fox News, Mandel Ngan/AFP v.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 14th, 2021

Amazon hits back at Parler"s antitrust lawsuit with extensive examples of its violent content, including death threats against politicians, tech CEOs, and BLM supporters

Amazon cited Section 230 to dismiss Parler's claims it conspired with Twitter to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2021

Amazon hits back at Parler"s antitrust lawsuit with extensive examples of its violent content, including death threats against Democrats, GOP, tech CEOs, and BLM

Amazon cited Section 230 to refute Parler's claims that Amazon conspired with Twitter to hurt Parler's business by banning it from using Amazon Web Services. Amazon .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2021

Why Big Tech, U.S. Conservatives Battle Over Speech

When Twitter banned President Donald Trump after a mob he had encouraged stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the White House fell into an unusual social media silence. But the company’s move, followed by actions by Facebook, Apple, Google and A.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 12th, 2021

Parler sues Amazon after pro-Trump site goes dark

Social media site Parler was effectively taken off the Internet when Amazon, Apple and Google all pulled technical support......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2021

Parler Goes Dark As Amazon Pulls Web Hosting Support

Parler is now completely offline as Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) cut off the social media platform from its cloud-hosting service Amazon Web Services. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 11th, 2021

Parler Just Part of Social Media Whack-a-Mole, Unless US Takes Big Steps

Parler, a social media platform popular with racists, homophobes and conspiracy theorists, has been cut off by Amazon, Google and Apple, a.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJan 11th, 2021

Amazon, Apple remove Parler after the social network was among those used to organize US Capitol riots

Apple dropped Parler.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 10th, 2021

Where is Jack Ma? Social media buzz about the famous billionaire puts spotlight on Chinese tech.

Alibaba founder’s uncertain whereabouts and growing regulatory troubles illustrate tense relations between tech giants and China......»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 6th, 2021