Popular app Snapchat gets hacked

A popular social-sharing app has been hit by hackers. Account information for 4.6 million Snapchat users appeared online Tuesday.


The app lets people share photos or short videos that disappear after a few seconds.


The hackers released a statement to technology blog, "Techcrunch." They said they are trying to pressure Snapchat to beef up security.


The site was suspended Tuesday morning.

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