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 (

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

Parler Posts and Comments (

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:


Posts and comments:


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
34.2 GB Download
1.1 GB Download
All versions This version
Views 6,3716,371
Downloads 4,0254,025
Data volume 100.6 TB100.6 TB
Unique views 5,6115,611
Unique downloads 1,9521,952


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