Alternative social media Parler added 1M users in a week, still not profitable: CEO
Parler CEO: Free speech social media platform spiked in users
Parler CEO and founder John Matze discusses how the free speech social media platform is seeing a spike in popularity, adding 1 million users in the first week.
Alternative social media platform Parler has added approximately 1 million users in the last week but is still not profitable, founder and CEO John Matze Jr. said Monday.
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The app is approaching 2 million users, Matze said. By comparison, Facebook has 2 billion. Parler's main focus is free speech, he said.
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"It's mostly conservatives," Matze told FOX Business' Stuart Varney. "However, we have seen a large influx of younger very left-leaning individuals, a lot of [Black Lives Matter] people who have actually come to argue with the conservatives who are joining."
Matze said he was "happy" to be adding users even though Parler hasn't turned a profit.