CNET: Parler was shut down ‘because they allowed dangerous extremism to run rampant’

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LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 09: A general view of the the Parler app icon displayed on an iPhone on January 9, 2021 in London, England. The Parler App popular with right-wing supporters has been suspended from Google’s Play store over continued postings by users that incite violence. US President Donald Trump was suspended indefinitely from Twitter after tweets he made encouraged his supporters to break into the Capitol building and five people died in the ensuing violence. (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)

CNET Editor-at-Large Ian Sherr joins John Williams to explain Parler, the social app that Amazon, Google and Apple shut down.

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