Instagram Reacted to the Hack That Locked Users Out of Their Accounts

The photo- and video-sharing network also provided safety tips

Locked out of your Instagram account? You're not alone CarmenMurillo/iStock

Amid widespread reports of a hack locking Instagram users out of their accounts, the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network shared steps victims should take to restore their accounts, as well as safety precautions for all of its users in order to avoid similar fates.

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