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Control Who Sees Your Facebook Posts With AVG Crowd Control

AVG CrowdControl is a useful service that lets you easily manage who can view your Facebook status updates, videos and photos on your personal timeline. This Facebook app is quite useful if you feel uncomfortable sharing your daily activities with all your friends.

AVG CrowdControl is pretty simple to use. It works by scanning your Facebook profile and organizing your friends into groups such as School, Work, Area and All. You only need to just deselect those friends you don’t want to be able to view your posts.

The app has several uses. For example, if you want to complain about your job you can use this app to deselect your bosses or work colleagues before doing so. You only need to just, select “My Crowd (AVG PrivacyFix)” in the dropdown box before sharing something.

The Crowd Control feature is also integrated into AVG PrivacyFix – a free tool for your browser, mobile phone or tablet that makes social networks such as Facebook more private. You can install AVG Crowd Control from here.


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