News > Researcher reveals that Instagram stored deleted pictures, messages for over a year
Researcher reveals that Instagram stored deleted pictures, messages for over a year
Firstpost | 14/08/2020 11:38 PM | Click to read full article
An independent security researcher has recently revealed that Instagram was not deleting the photos and messages that he had deleted from his end more than a year ago. When Saugat Pokharel, downloaded his data from Instagram's tool, he found it included messages that he deleted a long time back.
Instagram users can access the ‘Data Download’ option by visiting a download request link or by going through the privacy settings in the app itself.