While Indians are progressively downloading Snapchat on their cell phones, the organization’s CEO feels India is “excessively poor, making it impossible to truly consider extending its client base.
As per a report by Variety , the stigmatizing remark was made by the CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, purportedly amid a meeting to talk about the development of the application’s client base in 2015.
At the point when a worker raised worry about the application’s moderate development in a market like India which has a developing portable infiltration, Spiegel cut the representative mid-sentence saying, “This application is just for rich individuals,” Spiegel stated, Variety cited the worker’s disclosure. “I would prefer not to venture into poor nations like India and Spain.”
India is a quickly developing business sector with Internet entrance anticipated that would grow 2.5 times by 2020, with versatile driving the race. It is these numbers which are driving tech goliaths like Amazon and Uber and speculators like Masayoshi Son and Jack Ma to put billions of dollars in the nation.
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The representative Anthony Pompliano, who is right now occupied with a claim against Snapchat after he blamed the organization for deluding financial specialists by giving swelled measurements about client information, said Spiegel raged out of the meeting in the wake of making this remark.
As per unsubstantiated reports, Snapchat had near 4 million clients in India a year ago. While however the correct client base is not accessible, this number is required to have developed from that point forward. In correlation, Whatsapp has near 200 million clients in India.
However becuase of this statement by CEO of snapchat people of india started boycotting snapchat and they deleted their accounts and also started providing negative reviews for this app on google play store and app store and even on windows store.