Facebook Rewards 10 Year Old for Hacking Instagram


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He hacked into the main frame! Lucky for Facebook, it was a 10 year old and not some anonymous punk ready to CTRL+C, CTRL+V dump a list of data on pastebin.

The 10-year-old somehow managed to hack Instagram, exposing a major flaw.

Facebook (who bought Instagram back in 2012) rewarded him with $10,000!

Think about being a 10 year old again with 10 G’s! I use to get pumped up when my grandma hooked it up with $5…

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According to LadBible: 


Only known as Jani (his parents understandably have withheld his surname) the young genius benefited from Facebook’s ‘bug bounty’ program. This offers cash rewards to people who find bugs and flaws in Facebook’s digital infrastructure. Luckily for Jani, this includes the Facebook-owned Instagram.

Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

Apparently, he said that he could delete what people wrote on Instagram. He demonstrated by deleting a comment they made on a test account. He claimed that he could even delete Justin Bieber’s comments with the flaw he found.


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