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Instagram bug made millions of personal photos public

An investigation has found that certain photographs on Instagram's private accounts were accessible to anyone with the right link. According to The Verge, the bug, which was closed as a result of

  • Published: January 13, 2015 4:12 PM IST
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An investigation has found that certain photographs on Instagram’s private accounts were accessible to anyone with the right link.

According to The Verge, the bug, which was closed as a result of Quartz’s work, meant that photos posted to a public Instagram account would remain available even after the account was made private.

Instagram’s tricky sharing settings is said to be behind the privacy glitch.

  • Published Date: January 13, 2015 4:12 PM IST