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Snap Slumps After Map Hack Renames New York City ‘Jewtropolis’

SCREENSHOT: ZeroHedge/The Devon Girl@kl_mika_/Twitter

By Tyler Durden | 30 August 2018

ZERO HEDGE — Shares of Snap are tumbling today after reports that Snapchat suffered “an act of vandalism” temporarily relabeled New York City as “Jewtropolis” on several popular apps and services.

As The New York Times reports, users of a variety of popular apps and services, including Snapchat, awoke Thursday morning to find that New York City had been relabeled “Jewtropolis” on maps displayed in the apps. People on Twitter quickly posted screen shots of the maps, calling them racist and anti-Semitic.

Maps on Snapchat, Citi Bike, StreetEasy and even The New York Times all appeared to be affected. […]

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