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Apple suspends Parler social network from its App Store By Reuters

Apple suspends Parler social network from its App Store By Reuters
Apple suspends Parler social network from its App Store

FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York p (Reuters) - Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL ) has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence."We have suspended Parler from the App Store until they resolve these issues," the iPhone maker said in a statement Saturday.Apple's action follows a similar move by Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) Inc's Google, which on Friday suspended Parler, saying that it must demonstrate "robust" content moderation if it wants to get back in the store.Parler Chief Executive John Matze said Apple was banning the service until it gives up free speech and institutes "broad and invasive policies like Twitter and Facebook.

The community disagrees as we hit number 1 on their store today," Matze said in a post on Parler."More details about our next plans coming soon as we have many options," Matze said.

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