Parler's John Matze: "Hate speech is free speech"
The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent brings on John Matze, founder of Parler, to talk about starting a social network (4:10 ), its first viral moment (7:05 ), reacting to the banning of people online (8:10 ), echo chambers (11:10 ), Parler’s hyper-partisan power users (13:25 ), the site’s rules (15:50 ), why he doesn’t regulate hate speech (19:50 ), how the app helps people find others (24:10 ), why he welcomes the rush of Q Anon users (28:50 ), why he doesn’t think Parler is pushing people apart (33:25 ), his investors (36:50 ), trying to build Parler into a business (39:00 ), why misinformation is fair game (42:15 ), and how Katie Hopkins’ arrival attracted users (45:20 ).
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