Dataset Open Access
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:
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):
Posts and comments:
The unzipped version contains multiple files for each data type.
Microsoft provides instructions on to extract a zip file. The authors cannot recommend a particular method or software.