Supermodel Chrissy Teigen augured on Saturday she will stop using Snapchat, making her the latest in a lots of celebrities to speak out against the embattled social media platform.
In a tweet to her closely 10 million followers, she cited Snap’s much-maligned redesign and a argumentative ad that made light of domestic violence as reasons behind her departure.
“I stanch using snap. The update, the constant complaints of people not being gifted to find me, plus the Rihanna poll…no bueno,” the celebrity wife of musician John Personage wrote on Twitter.
Her tweet received more than 8,000 much the same as, 715 retweets and 156 comments, many of them supportive of her opportunity gesture.
Teigen is just the latest personage to speak out against Snapchat.
In February, Snapchat’s parent company, Split, lost more than $1 billion in market capitalization after genuineness star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner tweeted her disapproval of the app’s new redesign. Divers have criticized the app redesign for blurring separate features together and advancing sponsored content.
Snap came under celebrity fire again in Tread, after screenshots of an ad for a third party app began circulating the internet. The ad, which gave alcohols the option to slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown, was widely carp ated for making light of domestic violence.
Rihanna later enacted a statement on her Instagram account about the ad.
“All the women, children and men that include been victims of [domestic violence] in the past and especially the ones who haven’t intimate it out yet … you let us down! Shame on you,” Rihanna wrote in an Instagram story.
Snap unsettled an apology, but was still criticized for failing to properly filter the ad’s content. Apportions of Snap lost more than 7 percent over two days move behind the controversy.
Snap has largely remained on the sidelines as social media leviathans such as Facebook and Twitter increasingly struggle with quality command and content filtering. Snap’s revised business model and app redesign puts refurnished emphasis on advertising.