- THE BLAZE - Nov 10, 2020 -
Carlos Garcia -
Parler officially launched in 2018 and has gained millions of followers since, some of which were banned from Twitter or abandoned the platform over their attempts to censor speech.
KUSI-TV said that the alternative platform was the No. 1 downloaded application on Apple the weekend after the election.
Parler, which is based in Henderson, Nevada, made similar headlines in June when prominent conservatives pushed a campaign to abandon Twitter in favor of the alternative platform.
Many supporters and allies of President Donald Trump excoriated.