There has been always criticism existing in the industry about the confusing privacy controls that is present in Facebook. The confusion is mostly applicable to the new users of Facebook who finds it quite difficult to set their detailed privacy controls.
There is one app that can help sort out this issue. ‘Privacy Defender’ app which is considered to be a Facebook application provides users with a bookmarklet by means of which users can either add to the bookmarks or can drag to the bookmarks toolbar for easier access. Users are capable of entering the Privacy Defender applications page from which users can directly enter its Facebook page.
Thus by making use of Privacy Defender app, it helps the users in checking as well as fixing the users Facebook privacy settings as per their wish. The configuration of the Facebook privacy settings are done automatically. The application is available for free.
The basic procedure that takes place in Privacy Defender includes
Users will have to right click the grey button and then click on the option that denotes ‘Add to Favorites/ Bookmarks’
Then the users will have to click on the link that represents ‘PrivacyDefender’ for evaluating the users present privacy settings
Finally the users will have to select the level of privacy that they would prefer for updating the user’s privacy settings
The functioning of the Privacy Defender app is given as follows
Once the user clicks on the bookmark that is present, it will make use of a java script code that helps in accessing the current Facebook privacy settings of the user
The bookmarklet also displays the controls by means of which they can macro-manage the users Facebook privacy settings
By means of using these controls, users will be able to easily place the access options to the respective photos, videos, Facebook data of the user
Even though the Privacy Defender does not include Facebook’s latest micro-options that has been especially designed for ensuring privacy, the choices that are provided by Privacy Defender is sure to suit the new Facebook users finest
Some of the key features that come with Privacy Defender are given as follows
Privacy Defender can be added as a bookmarklet that will help the user in easier accessing functionality
Helps in examining the Facebook privacy settings
For adjusting the privacy of the user, macro-options are provided for the user
The application is expected to be helpful to all those users who are completely new to Facebook
This is how users can check their Facebook privacy controls by means of using PrivacyDefender Facebook application.