Target responds to customer concerns on Twitter, Facebook

Target is dealing with an outpouring of customer questions and concerns after the company announced the payment card information of about 40 million of its customers was compromised.

Customers took to social media to get their questions and concerns addressed by the company.

Target has been responding to customers on Twitter since early Thursday morning:

The company also responded to a number of the hundreds of customers leaving comments on Target's Facebook page.

"Hi Linda - We are experiencing significantly higher volume than normal to our call centers and RedCard website, causing delays," reads a standard response from the company.

"We are working hard to resolve this issue by adding team member support and system capacity as quickly as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate our guests' patience as we build capacity hour by hour until we meet all our guests' needs."

Customers are also venting their frustrations using the #TargetBreach hashtag.

Read more about the Target data breach.

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