Articles about John Matze

Parler warned FBI over 50 times before Capitol Hill protests

31 Mar 2021

Business
Parler warned FBI over 50 times before Capitol Hill protests

Free speech platform Parler reportedly informed the FBI of violent content on its platform in the days leading up to the Capitol Hill riots.

NewsBytes Briefing: BuzzFeed finally gets Trump, and more

06 Feb 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: BuzzFeed finally gets Trump, and more

The fine journalists at BuzzFeed saw documents implicating former US President Donald Trump of many terrible things, but quickly deemed them too evil to be seen by their readers. So now we must take their word on the orange man being bad.

Trump was offered 40 percent stake in Parler, claims report

06 Feb 2021

Technology
Trump was offered 40 percent stake in Parler, claims report

According to documents claimed to have been seen by BuzzFeed News, the Trump Organization was in talks with free-speech platform Parler, allegedly during Donald Trump's presidential term.

Parler CEO reveals he has been fired by the board

04 Feb 2021

Business
Parler CEO reveals he has been fired by the board

Former Parler CEO John Matze sent a memo to staffers on February 3 saying his position as CEO of the company had been terminated with immediate effect on January 29.

Parler website returns with help from Russian firm; Still unusable

20 Jan 2021

Technology
Parler website returns with help from Russian firm; Still unusable

A week after Silicon Valley oligarchs collectively banded together to eliminate the fastest growing social media platform Parler, it is back online in limited capacity.