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It appears hackers have followed through on plans to leak thousands of pictures and videos from messaging service Snapchat.

According to The Guardian, video and pictures from as many as 200,000 users were posted online over the weekend, after reports surfaced Friday that hackers were planning a leak.

The leak of photos is tied to a service called Snapsaved.com, which is no longer available, that allows users to view Snapchat messages on a desktop browser.

Snapchat says the service itself has not been compromised, but that users "were victimized by their use of third-party apps."

The service specializes in photos, videos and messages users can send that "disappear" after a period of time. However, several services have popped up allowing others to save photos or videos.

Earlier this year, Snapchat settled with the Federal Trade Commission over claims it wasn't forthcoming on how long messages are visible to users.

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