Parler, a Twitter-like social network that is popular among conservatives, surged in popularity over the weekend. The app, which bills itself as “non-biased, free speech social media,” shot to the top of Apple and Google’s app store charts as Joe Biden was named president-elect. While it’s unclear what exactly has fueled Parler’s rise in recent days, its growth likely has to do with...
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