Some Indians boycotting Snapchat over CEO's alleged remarks

Court Filing Claims Snapchat CEO Said the App is 'Only for Rich People'

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The other country that was deemed to be poor was Spain.

Snap, which owns the Snapchat app, has denounced the former employee's claims as "ridiculous" to several India media sites.

Run an early-stage company? Although, Evan Spiegel recently announced that he made no claims and the claims that are spread on social media were made by a Snapchat ex-employee.

However, some of these angry customers mistakenly uninstalled Snapdeal in place of Snapchat, costing the ecommerce company a big deal in terms of app downloads and play store ratings.

Clearly, this is going to be one hell of a challenge for Snap Inc's PR team to fix.

The details of the remarks were revealed in a lawsuit by filed by an ex-employee named Anthony Pompliano, Variety magazine reported.

Snapchat CEO dismissed India as "Poor": Says ex-employee - Snapchat gets a pathetic response from all over India. CEO Evan Spiegel in 2015 kicked off #UninstallSnapchat and #BoycottSnapchat campaigns on Twitter, urging people to delete the app from their smartphones.

According to a usa based magazine Variety, the company made attempts to redact the story after it was made public earlier this month.

Snapchat is popular among people under 30 for applying bunny faces and vomiting rainbows onto selfies, but many investors are critical of its slowing user growth.

The complaint was unsealed last week, revealing an allegation that Spiegel, the company's chief executive, once told Pompliano he had no interest in expanding Snapchat into countries such as India.

Now, users across India are sending hate mails, and boycott calls for this social app.

Hate mails and comments are viral on the social media. Moreover, people are giving poor ratings to Snapchat. "Snap will demonstrate as much at the appropriate time in the appropriate forum", the spokesperson further added. He also claims, Snap lured him away from Facebook fraudulently, by lying about critical user data.

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