Parler video GPS data
My goal is to help people researching the spread of far-right movements, and trying to identify people tresspassing at the Capitol on January 6th. Do not contact me about doxxing someone, or leave comments attempting to doxx someone, just because they uploaded a video.
Using metadata collected by https://twitter.com/donk_enby
How to view a video on Parler
Let's say you have a video ID, like
wfy02V209EwU taken from this map
The link for the video
kiBnNejo0JW0 is at https://video.parler.com/ki/Bn/kiBnNejo0JW0. Notice that the link is:
https://video.parler.com/ followed by the first two characters of the video ID, then
/, then the next two characters, another
/, and the video ID.
But if you click on this, you will get an error.
This is because the Parler video servers are still running (as of January 12) but the Domain Name System (DNS) is not running.
That means that
video.parler.com does not get mapped to the video server address correctly.
To fix this, you need to manually patch your system's DNS records. Then you can click on the link.
- Open the
sudo nano /etc/hosts
- Type your password.
- Press the down arrow key until you are past the lines starting with
- Paste this line:
Follow these instructions and add the line
188.8.131.52 video.parler.com to your hosts file.
Some of the videos have been taken down. These will show a message saying "AllAccessDisabled".