Google pulls Parler from app shop for 'egregious content'

San Francisco (AFP) – Google said Friday it had pulled the Parler app from its mobile store for allowing “egregious content” that could incite deadly violence like that seen at the US Capitol. The Parler social network has become a haven for far-right personalities who say they have been censored by other social media platforms. “We’re aware of continued posting in the Parler app that seeks to incite ongoing violence in the US,” Google said in a response to an AFP inquiry. “For us to distribute an app through Google Play, we do require that apps implement robust moderation for egregious conten…

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