AVG PrivacyFix™ Family Makes Privacy a Team Effort

              AVG PrivacyFix™ Family Makes Privacy a Team Effort

AVG launches preview of the first truly social privacy application built on
Facebook's social graph

PR Newswire


AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --AVG Technologies
N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security, privacy and
optimization to 172 million active users, today announced AVG PrivacyFix™
Family, its latest Facebook privacy app. The new app brings all members of the
family together to make Facebook a safer place to "Be Yourself" online. For
the first time, parents and teenage children can easily share their Facebook
privacy settings with each other, even if they aren't "friends" on Facebook,
helping users to not "overshare."

"Thanks to last year's high profile PRISM and NSA news stories, privacy is
higher in the public consciousness than ever before – in fact, according to
our latest research, 47% of people admitted that the news had led to them
being more concerned about privacy. This is particularly true in today's
over-sharing social media age. AVG PrivacyFix Family is the first privacy
application that uses Facebook's social graph to make Facebook a more secure
and private place for families," says Jim Brock, VP Privacy products."With
58% of parents we spoke to advising that they felt uncomfortable about their
children sharing personal information online, we're giving parents and
children the guidance they need to make better privacy decisions on Facebook
together in an easy and quick manner."

Any member of a household can start a AVG PrivacyFix Family group, and invite
family and friends to participate. If the user already has family
relationships mapped in Facebook, their family members will automatically be
shown as available to be invited. The invitation can be sent either as a
notification within Facebook, or through an email.

AVG PrivacyFix Family works in tandem with AVG PrivacyFix, the popular privacy
app that puts you back in control of your personal online privacy. Available
for your PC, mobile and tablet, it allows you to check, manage and personalize
your privacy settings across popular sites such as Facebook®, Google®,
LinkedIn®, as well as overall tracking across websites in general, all from
one easy-to-use central control panel. With AVG PrivacyFix Family enabled,
children can see their parents' choices and recommendations as part of the AVG
PrivacyFix experience, making it easy to communicate guidance without being
overbearing or having awkward discussions.

AVG PrivacyFix Family is immediately available for free to the public in a
"Preview" version in the Facebook App Center, with full release anticipated
later in 2014.

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About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)
AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience,
providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to‐use
software and online services put users in control of their Internet
experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a
trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual
protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 172 million active
users as of September 30, 2013 and offers a protection, performance and
privacy products and services suite to consumers and small businesses
including Internet security, performance optimization, mobile security, online
backup, identity protection and family safety software.

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SOURCE AVG Technologies

Website: http://www.avg.com
Contact: US, Katie Han, Waggener Edstrom for AVG, khan@waggeneredstrom.com, +
1 (212) 551 4807, or UK, Samantha Woodman, Waggener Edstrom for AVG,
swoodman@waggeneredstrom.com, + 44 (0)20 7632 3840
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