A flaw in Instagram’s “Download Your Data” tool inadvertently exposed some user passwords, a report from The Information claims. In some instances, user passwords may have been exposed to public view. Instagram is said to have informed affected users via an email.

The Information reports Instagram users were informed via email that if they had used the “Download Your Data” tool, their passwords were exposed by being included in the URL of a webpage tied to the tool. Additionally, the passwords were also stored on Facebook’s computers.

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