Here you go Snapchat users in India. Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel feels that you are too poor to use this new Snapchat App. It’s only for Rich People.
According to a report by Variety, Evan Spiegel allegedly made this inappropriate comment during a meeting to discuss the growth of the App’s user base in 2015.
When an employee asked about the App’s slow growth in India, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel cut the employee mid-sentence reportedly saying,
“This App is only for Rich People”
Snapchat had close to 4 Million users in India last year but after Spiegel’s this statement, Indians are furious as many felt offended.
Here’s are some of the users expressing their thoughts on Twitter.
— Rahul Pahuja (@raahulpahuja) April 16, 2017
— Purav Desai (@puravdesai95) April 16, 2017
— Raju Bhaiya (@bhaiya_gajodhar) April 16, 2017
— K A M A L 🌷 V F C (@Kamal_Vijay007) April 16, 2017
— Srkian (@po4evrsrkfan) April 16, 2017
After following the massive controversy and outrage within a day, Snapchat has released statement reads,
“Anthony Pompliano was fired for poor performance,” three weeks ago and has been involved in in a lawsuit with the company.
This is ridiculous. Obviously, Snapchat is for everyone! It’s available worldwide to download for free.
Those words were written by a disgruntled former employee. We are grateful for our Snapchat community in India and around the world,”
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