Woman claims she was left out of Google deal

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When a five person start-up was acquired by Google recently, everyone was hired except for the only female employee, or so she claimed in a post on the anonymous social messaging app Secret.

The woman, who worked at the start-up as a designer since its beginning five years ago, reached out to reporter and author Kevin Roose to tell him more about her situation for a New York Magazine article.

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Roose said Google declined to comment. Google also declined CNBC's request for comment.

Read the New York Magazine story here.

By CNBC's Cadie Thompson.