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New Free 'Secure My Profile' Tool Debuts For Facebook

Secure My Profile walks the user through the privacy setting changes

TORONTO, ON (May 27th, 2010) – To make sense of the ever-changing and complex set of Facebook privacy settings, www.ConnectInPrivate.com, developer of the world’s most comprehensive suite of anonymous surfing, secure offshore email and internet privacy tools, today announced the launch of its new Secure My Profile application for Facebook.

By viewing user profiles from several angles (including how friends, non-friends and search engines see the information), Secure My Profile compares comprehensive data collected from the user on his/her desired privacy level to the current privacy level and walks the user through the privacy setting changes. With Secure My Profile, Facebook users can level the playing field to balance the privacy and usefulness of their profiles.

Facebook users have plenty of reasons to keep their profile safe from wandering eyes. Sharing personal data with friends and family is fun and social way to keep in touch—but some information is too personal. For instance, without the right privacy settings, potential employers and educational institutions can access social information that could influence their decision to hire someone or admit that person to their program. With the many iterations Facebook has undergone, the privacy policy settings have continued to evolve, catching many users off-guard and leaving their personal data unprotected and vulnerable to anyone.

“Facebook users have been frustrated by the constantly changing privacy policies, the convoluted process of understanding the new configurations and the need to manually reconfigure settings each time,” said James MacDonald, Network Architect for ConnectInPrivate.com. “Secure My Profile asks you a few simple questions and does the legwork for you, and ConnectInPrivate.com keeps you updated of changes to the privacy settings.”

Facebook users that add the Secure My Profile application to their account have the option of providing ConnectInPrivate.com with a contact email address where the application automatically sends news relating to privacy setting updates. Whenever Facebook changes its settings, Secure My Profile users stay abreast of how they will be affected by the changes.

To download Connect In Private’s FREE Secure My Profile Facebook application, open your Facebook account and then visit: http://apps.facebook.com/securemyprofile/

About Connect In Private Corp.

ConnectInPrivate.com is a network services provider and international software development company working to improve privacy and security online. Providing secure VPN services, secure offshore email, smart phone privacy, PC Cleaner software, web-based secure meeting platforms and more, ConnectInPrivate.com’s full suite of solutions leverages industry-best network hardware, engineers, administrators and providers for total online privacy, security and secrecy. For more information, visit: www.connectinprivate.com

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