Stacy Theobald
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Facebook now says its password leak affected 'millions' of Instagram users

Posted by @stacytheobald, Thu, Apr 18 4:03pm

Facebook  has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects “millions” of Instagram users, not “tens of thousands” as first thought.

The social media giant confirmed the new information in its updated blog post, first published on March 21.

“We discovered additional logs of Instagram  passwords being stored in a readable format,” the company said. “We now estimate that this issue impacted millions of Instagram users. We will be notifying these users as we did the others.”

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Because these sites are exposing our patients to these risks, I wonder at what point – if any – will it become ethically inappropriate for healthcare orgs to use Facebook and Instagram?

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Again I read a post that I want to use an emoji for Dislike.

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@matthewrehrl

Because these sites are exposing our patients to these risks, I wonder at what point – if any – will it become ethically inappropriate for healthcare orgs to use Facebook and Instagram?

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This is a question that I never thought I'd take seriously a year ago, but these problems continue to raise serious questions about patient privacy and hospitals' responsibilities to protect it on social media sites. Just because we don't have liability doesn't mean it's the right thing to do. Soooo many questions.

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