NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The right-wing friendly social network Parler is moving its headquarters to Nashville, Tennessee.
Parler confirmed the move from Henderson, Nevada to Music City, citing the many benefits of the area.
“Tennessee has great weather, an abundance of southern hospitality, wonderful music and barbeque. Even more than that, though, Tennessee shares Parler’s vision of individual liberty and free expression," Parler CEO George Farmer said.
Parler, which boasts itself as the "world’s leading social media network committed to free speech," was previously forced offline following the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.
With its new home in Tennessee, Parler will continue to be that beacon of free speech.
The company says Nashville is a "growing hub" for businesses and entrepreneurs. Some notable moves to Tennessee include Oracle, Smith & Wesson and The Daily Wire.
“We are looking forward to getting settled in our new community, and to the creativity and innovation that will come from working together in this vibrant city,” Farmer added.
A spokeswoman from Gov. Bill Lee's office sent FOX 17 News the following statement:
It’s great to see more competition in the digital space. With companies like The Daily Wire choosing to move here, Nashville is becoming a conservative media capital, and we’re excited to welcome them.
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