BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Experts are warning Facebook users not to send sensitive information over messenger.

The advice follows a report from the New York Times that alleges Facebook allowed large tech companies to access user data.

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Cyber-experts say the shared information included private messages that could expose users to security issues such as hacking or identity theft.

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Facebook insists that information is only shared when users choose to log in to other services with their Facebook accounts.

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