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From ‘Make Me Fat’ app to ‘Make Me Asian’…yes, someone approved this

In International, NPR, Pop Culture, Technology on January 18, 2013 at 12:33 am

This is one of those ideas that you can’t believe went through many rounds of  ‘OK’s…i yi yi.

“”Make Me Asian,” a smartphone app that drew the ire of Asian-American activists for what they say are stereotypical depictions, is no longer available on the Google Play Store.” Read story here.

A screenshot from the "Make me Asian" app page in the Google Play store. The app is no longer available. [npr.org/google play]

A screenshot from the “Make me Asian” app page in the Google Play store. The app is no longer available. [npr.org/google play]

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