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Parler Announces Social Media ‘Special Arrangement’ with Melania Trump


Parler announced Wednesday that it will engage in a “special arrangement” with Melania Trump where she will share “exclusive communications” on the social platform. 

Parler said that the former first lady would share “exclusive communications on Parler,” noting it is already powering her blockchain technology and non-fungible token platform, MelaniaTrump.com, The Hill reports

Trump hailed the platform for empowering its users to “foster productive discourse.” 

“I am excited and inspired by free speech platforms that give direct communication to people worldwide,” she said. “Parler has been on the forefront of utilizing Web3 technology and empowers its users to foster productive discourse.” 

“In the time that Parler and Mrs. Trump have been working together, we have found a new level of productivity and engagement with both her, her team, and her brand,” Parler CEO George Farmer said in a statement. “Parler is excited to take this step forward with her and continues to build out its product offering to support her professional evolution as one of the world’s leading icons.”