Apple purges Parler from App Store after 24-hour deadline passes

Apple has pulled the social media app Parler from the App Store, after the conservative-leaning service failed to present plans to moderate controversial content posted by users within Apple’s 24-hour deadline.

The takedown has removed the app from view in the App Store, with it no longer appearing in searches, following Apple’s demand for change. New downloads of the app are no longer possible until the app is reinstated, though existing installations will still be able to access the service as normal.Google pulled the app from the Google Play Store within hours of Apple’s announcement, making the app unavailable to download to Android devices via that digital storefront.

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