New ‘Fake’ Interpreter storm: What we said to Live Lens and what you said on social media

Posted on May 8, 2014



A storm erupted on social media yesterday after smartphone app manufacturer Live Lens released a controversial advert featuring ‘Fake’ interpreter Thamsanqa Jantjie.

See our article on the advert here – and read on to see what we said when Live Lens defended the advert on Twitter, plus, further down, what you, how Deaf people around the world have responded to it.

We weren’t the only ones asking questions of Live Lens 

And on Live Lens Facebook Page where people used pictures to tell Live Lens to STOP!

Then Live Lens hit back with this on their Facebook page:

We’re sure there’s more to come .. but in the meantime here’s the offending advert ..

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