Tag Archives: Social Media

Ghostery

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Privacy Tools - GhosteryVisit Site: Ghostery

Cost: Free

Comments: Free extension that provides data on tracking companies.

Description: Ghostery shows you the invisible web – cookies, tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons—and gives you a roll-call of over 1,900 ad networks, behavioural data providers, web publishers and other companies interested in your activity.

DoNotTrackMe

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Privacy Tools - DoNotTrackMeVisit Site: DoNotTrackMe

Cost: Free

Comments: Free tool that blocks online tracking companies.

Description: DoNotTrackMe automatically blocks these tracking companies – ad networks, social networks, and sneaky data collection companies – from tracking your browsing behind the scenes. DoNotTrackMe has blocked over 1 trillion attempts to track millions of users’ browsing and actively blocks over 600 of these companies.

AVG PrivacyFix

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Privacy Tools - PrivacyFixVisit Site: AVG PrivacyFix

Cost: Free

Comments: Free privacy settings manager.

Description: AVG PrivacyFix is your online privacy dashboard. It’s a family of apps that put the control of your online data where it belongs: in your hands.

Like Explorer

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Analytics - Like ExplorerVisit Site: Like Explorer

Cost: Free

Comments: Quickly check the number of social media likes for a site.

Description: Like Explorer is a tool that lets you know the number of people that shared or liked a specific webpage on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. Made with CodeIgniter & some jQuery magic!

HootSuite

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Online Marketing Tools - HootSuiteVisit Site: HootSuite

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free accounts allow up to to 5 social profiles, premium accounts also available.

Description: Save your time and your sanity. Improve productivity by managing all of your social networks within HootSuite. The dashboard is designed for you and your team to listen, engage and measure all from one simple interface.

Disconnect

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Privacy Tools - DisconnectVisit Site: Disconnect

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source app that blocks third party trackers.

Description: Disconnect puts you in control of your data for faster, more private, more secure browsing. And unlike other filtering apps, Disconnect is optimized for speed. Pages use 17 percent less bandwidth and load 27 percent faster with Disconnect.

Privacy Check

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Privacy Tools - Privacy CheckVisit Site: Privacy Check

Cost: Free

Comments: Free tool to view account information that Facebook provides to third party sites.

Description: This page shows you what information the Facebook API provides to sites that you log into. It should highlight if you have left any of your personal information open for everyone to see.

AccountKiller

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Privacy Tools - AccountKillerVisit Site: AccountKiller

Cost: Free

Comments: Provides instructions for account deactivation of major sites.

Description: Do you care about your personal data? We provide instructions to remove your account or public profile on most popular websites, including Skype, Facebook, Windows Live, Hotmail/Live, Twitter, MSN/Messenger, Google and many more.

Defensio

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Privacy Tools - DefensioVisit Site: Defensio

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free and premium plans available.

Description: Backed by the power of Websense® , Defensio™ provides superior security against threats targeting social media, along with improved management and control of content posted on any site.

Zesty

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Privacy Tools - ZestyVisit Site: Zesty

Cost: Free

Comments: Free tool to view your publicly visible information on Facebook.

Description: What does Facebook publish about you and your friends? Any information you see is visible to anyone on the Internet through normal use of the Facebook Graph API. Facebook apps used by you or your friends might see more. Learn more about how to control what you share.

Bitdefender Safego

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Privacy Tools - Bitdefender SafegoVisit Site: Bitdefender Safego

Cost: Free

Comments: Facebook app to protect your account.

Description: Bitdefender Safego protects your Facebook account from all sorts of e-trouble: scams, spam, malware and private data exposure. Safego also keeps your friends safe.

Digsby

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VoIP & Chat - DigsbyVisit Site: Digsby

Cost: Free

Comments: Free IM client, email notification tool, and social networking tool.

Description: Digsby is a multiprotocol IM client that lets you chat with all your friends on AIM, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, Google Talk, and Jabber with one simple to manage buddy list.

WiseStamp

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Email Tools - WiseStampVisit Site: WiseStamp

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free lite version available.

Description: WiseStamp’s vision is to build an Email Apps Platform that enables users to utilize their emails with social, productive and engaging Email Apps. There’s a huge gap between email and the social and dynamic web of today.

MyPermissions

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Privacy Tools - MyPermissionsVisit Site: MyPermissions

Cost: Free

Comments: Quickly adjust your social media notification settings.

Description: MyPermissions allows you to quickly adjust the notification settings on all of your major profiles and accounts. Simply click on an icon to go directly to your settings.

Fanzila

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Online Marketing Tools - FanzilaVisit Site: Fanzila

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free version available, with option to pay for additional features.

Description: More than just a Facebook application developer, Fanzila has the expertise and technology that adds comprehensive value to your corporate website, your mobile site and your Facebook page.

AdjustYourPrivacy

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Our Tools - Adjust Your PrivacyVisit Site: AdjustYourPrivacy

Cost: Free

Comments: Created by OSI

Description: AdjustYourPrivacy makes it easy to adjust the privacy settings of all of your major profiles and accounts. It also offers tools to check your own privacy, and opt-out of the databases of internet companies that track people.

Zimbra Desktop

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Email Tools - Zimbra DesktopVisit Site: Zimbra Desktop

Cost: Free

Comments: Free information aggregator for email and social media accounts.

Description: The free Zimbra Desktop client delivers a consistent user experience offline, so email, voice, social, calendar, contacts, files and documents are synchronized and locally accessible when on the road.

FanBridge

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Online Marketing Tools - FanBridgeVisit Site: FanBridge

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free account with up to 400 emails per month available.

Description: FanBridge is the leading fan management and marketing platform for email and social media. The FanBridge platform consists of the best tools available to help you grow your fan base. Whether you’re starting with zero or a million, our tools will help you get more fans faster and keep them with you for the long haul.

Cool Mojito

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Online Marketing Tools - Cool MojitoVisit Site: Cool Mojito

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free Accounts available with registration. Facebook registration is available.

Description: You can use Cool Mojito to build amazing facebook pages for your business. But you can do a lot more than that. Cool Mojito was created as a FREE 360 degree solution to help businesses build their online presence and acquire new customers and leads with Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and soon Google+.