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Parler has been knocked offline for not moderating threats. Screenshots show what Capitol riot supporters posted before, during, and after the unrest.

Parler has been knocked offline for not moderating threats. Screenshots show what Capitol riot supporters posted before, during, and after the unrest.

Parler faces an uncertain future.
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The social media site Parler has been knocked offline at least temporarily after Amazon yanked its web hosting support.




Amazon and many others say Parler has not moderated posts that encourage violence and threats to the US government.




Parler says it is a free-speech platform and that other companies have conspired against it.




Posts before, during, and after the US Capitol riots last Wednesday show how supporters of the insurrection saw the unrest that shook the world.




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As the social media world cracks down on election disinformation and the violence it helped foment at last week's US Capitol riot, Parler was knocked offline early Monday by Amazon's web hosting service.Parler, which is favored by right-wing politicians - and some extremist groups - was a last holdout in allowing posts that supported Wednesday's violence. Those posts, some 2,000 marked with the hashtag #stormthecapitol, form the timeline of an insurrection that shook democracy, and the world.
Parler has been knocked offline for not moderating threats. Screenshots show what Capitol riot supporters posted before, during, and after the unrest.

There were some 2,000 Parler posts tagged #stormthecapitol
Parler

Amazon yanked web hosting out from under the social media platform as criticism mounted that Parler failed to moderate dangerous threats to the government. Apple, which dumped Parler from its App Store, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also said those posts were dangerous, and should not be visible.
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