Facebook says millions of Instagram passwords exposed


The video sharing social networking site Instagram, which is owned by Facebook has said millions of Instagram passwords are available for employees to search due to a security lapse.

The social media giant said in March the passwords were stored in plain text, the passwords were stored on internal company servers.

Hundreds of millions of Facebook Lite users and millions of Facebook users were affected in March.

Democrat Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview with a Yahoo News podcast, “I personally gave up Facebook, which was kind of a big deal because I started my campaign on Facebook.”

Adding, that social media poses a “public health risk.”