After Apple banned Parler for failing to remove content promoting violence, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posted a picture of the Top Charts on the App Store. Before the ban, Parler had been the most downloaded app. By Saturday night, it was gone.
Parler, which has become home to a growing number of conservative and alt-right voices, was banned from the app stores run by both Apple and Google. Both companies said the app didn’t do enough to moderate incendiary talk. “No change without bloodshed!” a Parler user wrote as the mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday.
“They claim it is due to violence on the platform. The community disagrees as we hit number 1 on their store today,” he wrote. He noted that “Hang Mike Pence” had become a trending topic on Twitter, before the network halted it.Parler CEO John Matze spars with Jack Dorsey over Apple app ban – Business Insider