Dataset Open Access

A Large Open Dataset from the Parler Social Network

Max Aliapoulios; Emmi Bevensee; Jeremy Blackburn; Barry Bradlyn; Emiliano De Cristofaro; Gianluca Stringhini; Savvas Zannettou

There are two main zip files in this dataset. Each zip file contains multiple newline delimited JSON files. The JSON objects in each file contain all the key/value pairs returned from their respective Parler API endpoints.

NOTE: All identifying data has been redacted by removing the "name" field from posts, comments and user profiles.

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Parler Users (parler_user.zip)

Returned by the /v1/profile endpoint. Each line consists of an individual user profile object.

Parler Posts and Comments (parlerpostcomments.zip)

Returned by the /v1/post[comment] endpoints. Each line consists of an individual post or comment object.

How to extract the data:

The data provided is compressed in zip format. See the instructions below on how to extract it:

  • Linux and Mac

Navigate to the file in a terminal window or file browser.

Run the following command (or typically you can double click if you are in a file browser):

User profiles:

unzip parler_users.zip

Posts and comments:

unzip parler_data.zip

The unzipped version contains multiple files for each data type.

  • Windows

Microsoft provides instructions on to extract a zip file. The authors cannot recommend a particular method or software.

Files (35.2 GB)
Name Size
parler_data.zip
md5:14e618167b499e717292351169e544d8
34.2 GB Download
parler_users.zip
md5:f3744f15740684f4100c7a33fafc4c33
1.1 GB Download
2,452
2,109
views
downloads
All versions This version
Views 2,4522,452
Downloads 2,1092,109
Data volume 61.4 TB61.4 TB
Unique views 2,1472,147
Unique downloads 869869

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