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Google Removes 'Make Me Asian' App After Protests of Racism

January 22, 2013
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"Make Me Asian," an app that allowed users to slant their eyes and don a rice paddy hat, received much backlash over its stereotypical depictions. On Thursday, Google pulled the app from its Play Store after thousands signed an online petition calling for its removal. App developer Kimbery Deiss created the face-changing application which yellowed users' skin and decorated faces with a Fu Manchu mustache. "You can for a few seconds to make (yourself) a Chinese, Japanese, Korean or any other Asians," the description said, according to CNN. ...

 

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