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Get up and running on the Internet the fast and easy way If you're an Internet newcomer and want to get up to speed without all the intimidating technical jargon, The Internet For Dummies has you covered. With over 5,000,000 copies sold*, The Internet For Dummies is the #1 choice for Internet newcomers. Inside, you'll discover how to make the most of the Internet, get accustomed to popular sites, find the information and items you need fast, and stay away from the bad stuff floating around online. * Catches you up on the latest online trends, from social networking sites to blogs and more * Includes the latest on Google Chrome, getting good search results, and sharing files * Covers choosing and connecting to an Internet provider, establishing an e-mail account, getting on the web, and finding the sites that matter most Now in its 14th edition, The Internet For Dummies covers the latest social networking tools, browser features, connection options, safety features, and so much more. Starting out with the basics, it walks you through getting online, picking an Internet provider, getting to know the different web browsers, dealing with e-mail and connecting with friends, finding the hottest sites to share photos and videos and everything in between. *Includes all formats and all editions
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Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with the Internet 5 Chapter 1: What s So Great about the Internet? 7 Chapter 2: Is the Internet Safe? Viruses, Spyware, Spam, and Other Yucky Stuff 15 Chapter 3: Kids and the Internet 35 Part II: Internet, Here I Come! 47 Chapter 4: Assembling Your Gear and Climbing on the Net 49 Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Own Network or Wi-Fi Hotspot 75 Chapter 6: Welcome to the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky Web 89 Chapter 7: Taking Your Browser for a Spin 109 Part III: Hanging Out with Friends Online 137 Chapter 8: It s in the Mail: Sending and Receiving Email 139 Chapter 9: Putting Your Mail in Its Place 161 Chapter 10: Get ting Social with Facebook and Google+ 177 Chapter 11: Tweeting about Your Life 191 Chapter 12: Typing and Talking Online 203 Part IV: The Web Is Full of Cool Stuff 229 Chapter 13: Needles and Haystacks: Finding Almost Anything Online 231 Chapter 14: Music and Video on the Web 251 Chapter 15: More Shopping, Less Dropping 269 Chapter 16: Banking, Bill Paying, and Investing Online 289 Part V: Putting Your Own Stuff on the Web 305 Chapter 17: Making a Splash Online 307 Chapter 18: Blogging: The World Reads Your Diary 321 Part VI: The Part of Tens 331 Chapter 19: Ten Fun Things You Can Do Online 333 Chapter 20: Ten Worthwhile Things to Do Online 341 Index 347

About the Author

John R. Levine is a recognized technology expert and consumer advocate who works against online fraud and email spam. Margaret Levine Young is a technology author who has written on topics ranging from the Internet to Windows to Access.

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