Snapchat’s rating has tumbled after a remark about India allegedly made by CEO Evan Spiegel spread like wildfire. The company is already struggling to save itself from Facebook, which is successfully copying most of its features. Now angry users in India have posted negative ratings on the App Store, pushing the rating for the current version of the app to a single star.
Why Snapchat is losing in India
Snapchat came under fire after former employee Anthony Pompliano unsealed a complaint which included the alleged comments from Spiegel. According to Pompliano, Spiegel told him in 2015 that he does not to want to expand in poor countries like India and Spain.
In response, a spokesperson for Snapchat parent Snap. Inc. said, “This is ridiculous. Obviously Snapchat is for everyone! It’s available worldwide to download for free.”
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