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Parler doxxes Ivanka Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle in Kanye West announcement

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Social media platform Parler accidentally leaked the personal email addresses of its own VIPs, including Ivanka Trump and Kimberly Guilfoyle.

The Parler outreach team emailed more than 200 verified users on Monday to announce an agreement with its parent company, Kanye West, to take over the platform. The deal with the rapper, who was recently banned from Instagram and Twitter for his anti-Semitic posts, is expected to be completed this year.

However, while sharing the news with its valuable users, Parler neglected to protect their private information. The platform fixed user emails by adding them to email in carbon copy function instead of blind carbon copy.

“Our VIPs are an invaluable part of the Parler family and experience” The e-mail has been read. Thank you for all your support and partnership in the fight for freedom of expression and we look forward to your participation in this monumental new chapter.”

The plug resulted in hundreds of people responding to the email thread, and many used it as a joke. Work Week Inc CEO Adam Ryan said.

The Big Mig user wrote, “For getting everyone’s attention… Covfefe…lol”.

Ivanka Trump’s email address was one of hundreds accidentally doxxed by Parler.


Kanye West is seen leaving VOGUE World: New York during September 2022 New York Fashion Week in New York City on September 12, 2022.

Parler announced that Kanye West will purchase the platform in an email revealing the personal emails of its users.


Kimberly Guilfoyle addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference, held February 26, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida.

VIPs, including Kimberly Guilfoyle, were subjected to relentless email chains after the blunder.


“Project Veritas got into the conversation,” another wrote, referring to the far-right activist group that aims to discredit mainstream media groups.

Other users took the chance to push racist websites and ideologies, by one user.

Mashable reports that Ivanka Trump, Republican Congressman Elise Stefanik, Post writer Andy Ngo, and Candace Owens are among the VIPs whose emails are quickly becoming public.

He told the Daily Dot that former President Donald Trump’s election fraud lawyer, L. Lin Wood, was included in the chain despite being kicked off the platform last year.

“I’ve had no interest or trust in Parler since 2021, when I was banned from his platform for no reason,” Wood said.

User Tim Young, a political comedian, said the blunder was “the final nail in the coffin” for him, and it was proof that the site had several problems.

On a mobile phone, the website of the social media platform Parler is displayed.
Parler apologized to his users for the mistake and said “to say we are very embarrassed is an understatement”.
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“I lost faith in Parler a long time ago. It seems that there are no active users on it, and the time I spent trying it on the platform was not worth it,” Young said. “The emails were stupid and shows the lack of awareness of a failing social media company.”

Parler’s parent company, Parlement Technologies, soon apologized for the gaffe and sent a follow-up message to VIP users.

“Earlier today, we shared with you the news regarding Ye’s intention to acquire Parler. “Excitedly, we accidentally added your email address to the CC field instead of the BCC field,” said COO Josh Levine. “To say we’re so embarrassed is an understatement.”

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