Social media went crazy after one of the former employees of Snapchat quoted Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel as saying that the app is only for rich people and that they would not like to expand their business to poor countries like India and Spain.
But the controversy took a different turn as Indians started deleting e-commerce company Snapdeal instead of Snapchat. Here’s what the Snapdeal CEO and co-founder Kunal Bahl tweeted.
When People Mistook Snapchat for Snapdeal.
There is lot of difference between snapdeal and snapchat.....— ashok randy 😎 (@itsashrandy) April 16, 2017
wake up guys pic.twitter.com/yOzIlzVyOZ
Here’s how Twitterati reacted after the Snapchat remark terming India as a poor country.
.@IntolerantMano2 @cgalgale @KeshavKarn11 @sapnadeora93 @upma62 @VermaApul @Indiaaakash @manoj310882 @rikkugoswami22 @sharwanmatwa111 #Snapchat CEO said india is poor.@evanspiegel OPEN YOUR TV AND WATCH #IPL AND SEE THE CHEER GIRLS OF YOUR COUNTRY DANCING ON OUR MONEY😂😂😜😜— 👑Kanika👑 (@Crazykanika) April 16, 2017
Dear #snapchat panga mat ley Indians se we r very good at converting things from "wow" to "once upon a time" quickly 🤣🤣🤣— Sindhian! (@vishy_vishal) April 16, 2017
According to reports, Snapchat, however, has rubbished all allegations.
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