Court Docs Show Facebook Played Much Bigger Part In Capitol Riot Than Parler, Yet No Consequences
Yes, Parler was used, in some form, to promote and discuss the violent aspects of Jan. 6. But so too were other major social media platforms—and in a much larger way than Parler. The Department of Justice has now charged 223 people for their participation in the events of Jan. 6. A comprehensive analysis of those charging documents performed by Forbes demonstrate that Parler’s role was minimal, compared to that of Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. Facebook appeared to be the rioters' favorite.