Parler social network drops offline after Amazon pulls support


Parler has dropped offline after Amazon pulled support for its so-called “free speech” social network.

The platform had been reliant on the tech giant’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing service to provide its alternative to Twitter.

It is popular among supporters of Donald Trump, although the president is not a user.

Amazon took the action after finding dozens of posts on the service which it said encouraged violence.

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Source:  BBC News