Facebook Monitoring- A Relief for Parents
the social media or e-world business, it has become a major market to play with. Applications and other utilities are developed on daily basis now to facilitate the users and thus gaining an important business through these websites. One of the major concerns of the users on this e-world is the privacy and security of their personal data. Moreover, parents are also concerned about what their children is using and interfacing with but in this busy schedule of life its’ almost impossible to have a constant check and balance on your children. Well for all those people who are worried about this issue can now relax a little bit. Now there is a solution of their problem.
A German based company secure.me of online reputation and privacy management has claimed that they have made a software which can consistently monitor and filter their personal data and net surfing content(s)b specially those on Facebook. Initially it will be launched in ten different languages. The main and target audience of the company are those parents who want to monitor the Secret or dishonest activity or maneuvering of their children.
Initially it’s been launched in ten different languages and it’s free for use even you don’t have to register with facebook also. The only thing to do is to link the account(s) to be monitored to secure.me; maximum three accounts can be linked to the service.
“We know that children and parents often don’t like being Facebook friends with each other. And we also know that parents don’t have the time to continuously monitor Facebook. We developed secure.me to solve this problem,” said secure.me founder Christian Sigl.
The main and bold features of this service includes
Photo Monitoring: It scan’s the linked account/profile for social network pictures (if not even tagged). It uses biometric face recognition system to do this task.
Suggestions of Privacy Settings: It informs about the unsafe and non secure links, popping up in friend network.
Friends and Apps Activity: It monitors almost every interaction among the new and old friends including the apps request and usage of those apps. Content and pictures on liked pages, favorites, joined groups, events attended or to be attended and places checked-in.
Well it’s understood that every child is to going to enjoy this monitoring over their freedom but up to some extent it’s good to keep an eye on them. The trust level is now going play a big role among the families.
According to a survey” 83% of parents in the U.S. have either friended or logged into their children’s accounts.”
The report also stated in September that” 70% of U.S. parents were worried about kids stumbling across porn, and 61% were worried about creepy pedo interactions”
But indeed it’s a good effort to control these things by some means and other developing companies should also focus on this area.
Author @ 3wogle