• Rihanna Slams Snapchat Over Ad Mocking Domestic Abuse

    One year ago - By OK!

    Things just are not going well for Snapchat these days. First, after the update, Kylie Jenner bashed the app, which caused many fans to stop using it altogether. Now, Rihanna is shouting out the once super popular app, and not in a good way!
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  • Rihanna Responds to Snapchat After It Included Her in Domestic Violence Joke

    Rihanna Responds to Snapchat After It Included Her in Domestic Violence Joke

    One year ago - By Hypebeast

    Following news that the company plans to lay off 100 employees , Snapchat is once again the object of scrutiny. This time, the company has been targeted due to an offensive ad recently noticed by users. The ad asks users to choose if they'd rather "Slap Rihanna" or "Punch Chris Brown," which many have found offensive due to the physical abuse Brown inflicted upon Rihanna in 2009.
    Is it just me, or is this ad that popped up on my Snapchat extremely tone deaf? Like what were they thinking with this? pic.twitter.com/7kP9RHcgNG
    - Royce Mann March 12, 2018
    Twitter users immediately calling out...
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  • Rihanna calls out Snapchat for joking about domestic violence

    Rihanna calls out Snapchat for joking about domestic violence

    One year ago - By Dazed Digital

    ‘Would you rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown?' That's the distasteful advert people flipping through Snapchat's stories were confronted with. The bobbing images referenced Brown and Rihanna's incident back in 2009, which saw the rapper convicted for domestic abuse.
    Among the outraged reactions on Twitter were Chelsea Clinton and activist Brittany Packnett, calling the ad ‘awful' and ‘tone deaf'. Now, Rihanna herself has declared war on the social...
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  • The Quick Read: Snapchat Apologizes To Rihanna Over Domestic Abuse Ad

    One year ago - By Essence

    Here's everything you need to know today.
    Snapchat has issued an apology to Rihanna after removing an advert that made light of domestic abuse. The ad asked users if they'd rather "slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown." Users called the ad "tone deaf" and Snapchat issued a statement making it clear that the ad violated the social media app's terms and appeared "in error."

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  • Rihanna Calls Out Snapchat for Now-Deleted Ad Making Light of Domestic Violence

    One year ago - By Teen Vogue

    In a post on her Instagram Story, Rihanna dragged Snapchat for an ad they posted that made a joke about her and Chris Brown's domestic violence.
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