Parler returns to Apple’s App Store, names new CEO

 Parler returns to Apple’s App Store, names new CEO

Silhouette of a mobile user seen next to a screen projection of the Apple logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Parler, a social media app popular with U.S. conservatives, returned to Apple Inc ‘s App Store on Monday, after the iPhone maker dropped it following the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Parler also named George Farmer, the company’s chief operating officer since March, as its new chief executive and said interim CEO Mark Meckler would be leaving.

Apple said last month it would readmit Parler into its iOS App Store, after Parler proposed updates to its app and content moderation policies. read more

“The entire Parler team has worked hard to address Apple’s concerns without compromising our core mission,” said Meckler in an emailed statement.

“Anything allowed on the Parler network but not in the iOS app will remain accessible through our web-based and…

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