By Nathalie Voit ~
The social media platform Parler is gaining favor among political conservatives, who claim their voices are being stifled by the Silicon Valley giants. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)
Traditional social media networks are experiencing a backlash from users as they continue to “cancel” or otherwise censor conservative views. As a result, alternative “free speech” social media providers such as MeWe and Parler are seeing a surge of new users to their platforms.
Here are three of those social media Davids challenging the tech Goliaths:
1. Parler (alternative to Twitter)
The lack of content moderation and what appears to be targeted “fact-checking” of users is driving a flood of new subscribers to Parler. As of Nov. 16, 10 million total users have signed onto Parler, the Henderson, Nevada-based social networking application advertising itself as a haven for “real conversation.” For comparison, however, Twitter reports 330 million…
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