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Snapchat Takes Down ‘Yellowface’ Filter After Backlash

Snapchat removed a filter Wednesday after users expressed outrage online that it may have been racist. The filter in question, which users said resembled “yellowface” and mirrored stereotypes of Asian faces, featured a characterize with shut eyes and rosy cheeks. Snapchat told the Verge that that the filter was inspired by anime and meant to…

http://time.com/4447003/snapchat-yellowface-filter-backlash/