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Snapchat to scrap parts of controversial redesign following 1.5 million user petition

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Kylie Jenner

Fortunately for Snapchat, it's still possible Jenner could be wooed back, based on a tweet she sent a few minutes after her initial diss.

"Sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore?" "Ugh this is so sad".

Snap stock closed down 6 percent on Thursday after the reality TV star said she is no longer using the app.

Ultimately, it's hard to definitively say whether the current stock plunge is related to Jenner or not.

Kylie Cosmetics entrepreneur continued in her second tweet, "still love you tho snap ....my first love".

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But there's definitely no bad blood between Jenner and Snapchat, with the new mum sending another tweet just hours later confirming the platform was indeed her "first love". A reported 1.2 million Snapchat users have now joined hands in a petition for the app to revert back to its old ways. Like many product changes, it has received a backlash from Snapchat's more devoted users, even prompting a Change.org petition that has received more than 1.2 million signatures.

Her negative analysis of the app is surprising, seeing as it was a huge part of her success-for both her personal branding and to launch, showcase and market her lip kits for Kylie Cosmetics. The company, however, said that it was willing to take that risk because the redesign is aimed towards solving a real problem, notes Gizmodo.

Following the redesign's U.S. debut, more than 30 Change.org petitions were launched in a single day protesting it. Users are complaining that the Snapchat is "too over complicated" now, that it's harder to find their friends in the app, and that some contacts aren't even showing up. The company added that this is just the beginning, as there will be other updates created to make the messaging service even better.

Evan Spiegel CEO at Snapchat told investors last week, "People are saying, 'I used to feel like this celebrity was my friend and now they're not my friend anymore.' Exactly". Just months ago Kim Kardashian's little sister teamed up with Snapchat to broadcast exclusive video.

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