Thursday, March 2, 2017

Snapchat wanted $150,000 to NOT run NRA ads on gun control group videos

Explosive emails obtained by Mic have painted Snapchat in a negative light, after it asked a gun safety charity for a six-figure payout to prevent NRA adverts playing on its videos. Everytown for Gun Safety is an advocacy group that focuses on gun safety and violence issues. According to Mic, it reached out to Snapchat in 2016 to enquire about an advertising campaign for its #WearOrange event, held on National Gun Violence Awareness Day. This day recognizes lives lost to gun violence in America. Several well-known celebrities participated, including Kim Kardashian, Amy Schumer, and Sarah Silverman. A Snapchat representative, Rob Saliterman, responded to…

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