DEMO 2011: How to Protect Your Facebook Page from Spam, Viruses and Profanity
You learned long ago not to leave your computer unprotected against the elements of the Internet. You would never think of accessing the Internet without anti-virus software (hush, you Mac folks), so why would you leave one of your most important online presences – your Facebook Page – unprotected?
Defensio breaks down security for your page into three basic categories: Spam, malicious content and profanity. For each category, you can set the app to either alert you, quarantine the item, or automatically delete it.
Beyond these three basic categories and settings, the app also allows you to select a number of different website types to block from being posted on your page.
Defensio isn’t the first of its kind, however. Last October, we wrote about a similar app by BitDefender, which performed a similar task. BitDefender’s app, however, was directed more at the average user, helping to prevent oversharing and privacy infringing activities, in addition to malicious links. Defensio also has a full moderation panel that allows the Facebook Page’s owner to look through quarantined items and decide to either allow or disallow them.
Defensio looks to be more directed at small businesses and those of you with a brand Facebook Page. Would you want to stop your friends from swearing on your personal Facebook page? Maybe not. Your brand’s Facebook Page, however, is a different thing all together.