Is India a poor country?In the past two days, the social media websites like Twitter and Facebook were flooded with many memes and status updates condemning the alleged statement of the Snapchat CEO Mr. Evan Spiegel. An ex-employee of Snapchat claimed that Spiegel, said in a meeting that "the app is only for rich people and he doesn't want to expand into poor countries like India and Spain." Many Indians exploded and showed their anger through #boycottSnapchat tag in Twitter and some people uninstalled Snapchat and have given one star rating to the app. Soon after publishing the alleged statement of Spiegel, the rating of Snapchat app in Google play store faced a huge downfall. But to be frank his less famous app gained some popularity among the Indians after his negative statement.
What is your opinion about the economic status of India and the alleged statement of Spiegel? Is India really a poor country as said by Evan Spiegel?
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