Millions of Instagram influencers’ info exposed in database leak

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  • Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Instagram has noticed that 'sometimes what you want to share isn’t for everyone'. The social media platform's latest feature lets you limit who gets to see your stories. — dpa

Nearly 50 million Instagram celebrities and influencers had their personal information compromised in a leak of a social media marketing firm's database.

TechCrunch reports it traced the leaked database back to Mumbai-based social media marketing firm Chtrbox, which pays influencers to post sponsored content on their accounts, following a tip off by security researcher Anurag Sen.

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