It seems like only yesterday Snapchat was putting out a blackface Bob Marley filter. Now, it appears the company has moved on to yellowface.
As various people have pointed out on Twitter, Snapchat’s new filter — which has since been taken down — turned users into, uh, this:
— grace (@tequilafunrise) August 9, 2016
— hpic (@limb_light) August 9, 2016
— Maggie Roque (@mhroque) August 9, 2016
— Brian (@bkisnah) August 9, 2016
Why do I get the feeling snapchat is being racist again pic.twitter.com/gWYxRU4Z99
— AFKaymook (@k_mukai) August 9, 2016
In April, the company came under fire for its offensive Bob Marley-inspired filter. Unfortunately, it appears the same thing has happened here, which begs the question: How does this crap keep happening?
We reached out to Snapchat for comment, but had not hear back at time of writing.