#BoycottSnapchat: Twitter Outrages After Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel called India ‘too poor’

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel is in a grave trouble, not just due to a lawsuit against him (see below), but also due to the allegations made in the lawsuit, especially related to India.

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A lawsuit by a Snapchat ex-employee Anthony Pompliano alleges that Spiegel had some insulting things to say about India when he addressed that the app was not taking off overseas. Pompliano claims that Spiegel said that, “This app is only for rich people,” adding that, “I don’t want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain.”

Obviously, that’s not gone well with the Indians and they showcase their protest by trending the hashtag #BoycottSnapchat in Twitter. Soon, the App feels the fire and fume when their rating in play store come down from 4.4 to 3.6 in just 24 hours and flooded with 1 star ratings in the same time span.

Here are some of the tweets with the Hashtag #BoycottSnapchat that appears in Twitter:


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