And more importantly, he probably deserves some money. In deposition video obtained by Business Insider, Snapchat's co-creator and CEO Evan Spiegel discusses Reggie Brown, who helped create the app back in their Stanford days and was abruptly kicked out and left with nothing. But in Spiegel's own words, Brown was part of the multi-billion dollar sensation—and still won't get a cut.
The Brogrammer is a mostly mythological figure, a nine-headed scapegoat. But there are, of course, programmers who also happen to be massive bros. For instance, the dudes who founded mega-valuable Snapchat. When you call yourself a "certified bro" in an email to the opposite sex, then yes, you probably are. Let's read their emails and texts.