Hackers take credit for "taking down" Instagram website

Hackers have claimed responsibility for taking down the website of popular photo sharing app Instagram.

The website, Instagram.com, was down for a number of hours yesterday. The company have not released a statement but members of the internet hactivist group Anonymous claimed responsibility.

Hackers claimed that the site was down in 35 countries and Twitter user @AnonymousOwn3r claimed responsibility. (NewsPoint)