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A Very Disturbing Look Deep Inside the Parler App

• by Mish

Deep Dive Into Parler Data

Amazon, Microsoft, Apple and other companies have shut down support for Parler, making it internet dead.

However, a number of people downloaded all the data right before it was shut down. That data is both fascinating and deeply disturbing.

January 6 Was Predictable 

An "anonymous data scientist" who downloaded the data says We could have predicted the events of January 6th from Parler's data.I ran a crawler to collect posts and comments on the Parler social network for months before Amazon shut them down. Parler was a poorly-engineered app that hosted a wide range of hate speech, conspiracy theories, threats of violence, and disinformation.