Make Me Asian
Date issued: Jan. 18, 2013
Could this app get anyymore racist? A face-morphing app that encourages users to embrace Asian stereotypes such as donning conical straw hats and a Fu Manchu mustache. Yes, app developer Kimbery Deiss took it there and to a whole 'nother level of bigotry after launching other spin-off apps based on African Americans, Jews, and Indians. After spending two months on Google Play, a Twitter campaign with the hashtag #makemeracist and an online petition started on Change.org for Google to remove it from its store.