NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The popular social media app Timehop reports a data breach involving millions of users.
Timehop connects to users’ social media accounts and shows what people posted that day throughout the years.READ MORE: Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo Charged With Misdemeanor Forcible Touching
The breach happened on July 4 and Timehop says it was able to intercept the breach while it was in progress. The names, email addresses and phone numbers of 21 million users were exposed to hackers.READ MORE: Inside Look At 9 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn's First 'Supertall' Skyscraper
But the company says the breach did not involve users’ photos and social media posts that are stored on Timehop.MORE NEWS: Student, 14, Arrested With Loaded Handgun At Brooklyn High School
As a result, Timehop says users may have been logged out of the app to reset all of the keys. They are continuing to investigate the incident.