Vaseline launches skin-whitening Facebook app in India

Boing Boing reader John Napsterista says,

Vaseline has introduced an app for Facebook India which allows users to lighten the skin color in their profile pictures. The app is intended to promote the launch of a new Vaseline cosmetic in the Indian market, aimed at consumers who wish to lighten their complexions. L'Oreal, Nivea and other companies offer similar skin care products for the Indian market.