The image messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat is facing a very tough time in Central Asia region. After an alleged statement released from Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel, thousands of India users, who were active on this mobile application, have uninstalled the application from the android and ios mobile phones and currently #BoycottSnapchat has over 24,000 tweets.
A former Snapchat employee has alleged that Snapchat’s CEO Evan Spiegel was earlier disinterested to expand the company’s multi-billion dollar business to poor countries like India and Spain. The former Snapchat employee, Anthony Pompliano, was quoted by Variety alleging that the company’s chief executive officer once told him that their popular image messaging application is only meant for rich people.
“The app is only for rich people. I don’t want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain,” Mr. Spiegel reportedly told Mr. Pompliano.
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Technology – The Inquisitr