The Profile: Parler founder John Matze

The head of the ‘free speech’ social media site Parler has found himself without a platform after Amazon, Stripe, Apple and Google all cut their ties with it

In brief:

Name and role: John Matze, founder and chief executive of Parler

Age: 27

Appearance: tech bro-type, complete with beard

Newsworthiness: his site Parler felt the wrath of Big Tech last week, being wiped from app stores and online after it was accused of failing to moderate content that promoted violence

In depth:

Little more than a month ago, John Matze sat down for an interview with Fox News. The founder of Parler, a ...