Network influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts were among those who’s details were leaked. Cellphone numbers and email addresses belonging to 49 million Instagram users were leaked, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday. The leak also included public information from Instagram accounts such as the number of followers, likes, and shares of a particular user. The details were posted onto Amazon servers, which were left exposed and without password protection. The tech news website also reported that the database traces back to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox. In a statement, Facebook, the social media giant that owns Instagram, said it was looking into the matter, TechCrunch reported. The report said that celebrities, influencers and brand accounts were among those whose details were leaked.
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