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    Google suspends the Parler social networking app from Play Store; Apple provides 24 hour notice

    Alphabet Inc’s Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking app from its Play Store until the app adds a “robust” content moderation while Apple Inc gave the service 24 hours to send out a detailed moderation plan. Parler is a social network to which many supporters of President Donald Trump have migrated after being banned from services included Twitter Inc, which on Friday permanently suspended Trump’s account.

    In a statement, Google cited ongoing posts in the Parler app that try to “incite ongoing violence in the United States.” In light of this ongoing and urgent public safety threat, we suspend app listings from Play Store until it solves these problems. “

    In a letter from Apple’s App Store review team at Parler seen by Reuters, Apple he cited cases of attendees using the service to make plans to go down in Washington, DC, with guns after a mob stormed the United States Capitol on Wednesday. “Content that threatens the well-being of others or is intended to incite violence or other illegal acts has never been acceptable on the App Store”, Apple he said in the letter.

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    Apple gave Parler 24 hours to “remove all objectionable content from your app … as well as any content that relates to harm to people or attacks on government structures now or at any future date. “The company also asked Parler to come up with a written plan” to moderate and filter this content. ” from the application. Apple declined to comment.

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    News Highlights:

    • “Content that threatens the well-being of others or is intended to incite violence or other illegal acts has never been acceptable on the App Store”, Apple he said in the letter. Apple gave Parler 24 hours to “remove all objectionable content from your app …
    • Google suspends the Parler social networking app from Play Store; Apple provides 24 hour notice
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