Parler, a social media app popular with American conservatives, returned to Apple Inc.’s App Store on Monday after the iPhone maker dropped it following the January 6 deadly riots in the US Capitol. The parlor has named the company’s chief operating officer, George Farmer, as its new chief executive since March, and said that interim CEO Mark Meckler will leave. Apple said last month that the parlor would be read into its iOS App Store last month, after the parlor proposed an update to its app. And content moderation policies. “The entire parlor team has worked hard to address Apple’s concerns without compromising our core mission,” Mechler said in an email statement. . This is a profitable deal for the parlor, its users and the freedom of speech. ” The Washington Post said that Parlor’s Chief Policy Officer Amy Peakoff compared the iOS version of the app to “Parlor Lite or Parlor PG”. The newspaper reported that the parlor is still pushing Apple to let users see abusive language behind the warning labels. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Several tech companies severed ties with the parlor after the Capitol riot, with the app backed by prominent Republican party donor Rebekah Mercer, accused of failing to police violent content on its service.
The parlor remained in darkness for about a month after web-hosting services were suspended by Amazon.com Inc. The parlor made a comeback online in February with Los Angeles-based private cloud infrastructure Skysilk. Amazon Web Services declined to comment on Monday. Alphabet Inc.’s Google also removed the parlor from its App Store. A spokesperson for Google said on Monday, “Due to the openness of the platform, the parlor has been available on Android, even though it is not currently distributed through Google Play.” As we said in January, the parlor is welcome back to the play store. Once it submits an app that complies with our content moderation policies, it prevents things like physical threats and inciting violence to individuals. “Parlor co-founder and CEO John Matz was fired by the board earlier this year. In an emailed statement, Parlor said the new CEO Farmer was an active financial supporter and candidate for the UK’s Brexit Party and “is actively involved in business and politics on both sides of the Atlantic.” .