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Deleted photos and DMs were stored by Instagram on its server for over a year

Deleted photos and DMs were stored by Instagram on its server for over a year

Saugat Pokharel, an independent security researcher used a tool launched by Instagram in 2018 to comply with the European Union’s GDPR privacy law to download his data from Instagram. Upon using the tool, Pokharel was able to find data which he had deleted a year ago from his application. The researcher has been awarded $6,000 for discovering this after he reported the issue last year in October.

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