The Internet For Dummies

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9781118096147: The Internet For Dummies

The latest update to a perennial bestseller gets you up and running on the Internet!

Now in its lucky thirteenth edition, this peerless book has outsold and outlasted all the competition. Veteran authors John Levine and Margaret Young return with an updated road map to both the online tools and resources that have defined the Internet for years, as well as all the new things that keep Internet users interested. You'll not only find a lot of the basics presented in a straightforward and friendly style, you'll also get the latest on social networking, security, and much more.

The authors begin with an overview of all things Internet-related and branch into vital topics such as keeping personal information secure and protecting your kids online. You'll gain valuable insight to web browsers, search options, online shopping, and personal finance tools. Before you know it, you'll know how to use Internet tools to find, stream, download, or share music, video, and photos. Helpful advice on staying in touch walks you through setting up and using online e-mail, chat, and social networking sites.

  • Introduces you to what's online, how to deal with annoyances like spam and spyware, and how to control what your kids see and do online
  • Walks you through picking a provider, getting hooked up to the Internet, and sharing a connection in your home or with other devices
  • Gives you a guided a tour through popular web browsers, getting good search results; finding music and video; shopping; banking; and sharing files
  • Also covers e-mail, connecting with friends, online chats, and more
  • Helps you find the hot social networking sites and see how to handle photo and video sharing

Get going and get online with this easy-to-understand, helpful guide!

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From the Back Cover:

Stop missing out! It's time to discover all the Internet has to offer — let's get started!

The Internet is an essential part of life for millions. Are you ready to join them? Let this book be your guide — it's been giving new Internet users confidence for 18 years! You'll learn how to get online and find things on the web, download music and movies, shop, exchange e-mail, bank and pay bills, join Facebook and Twitter, and much more.

  • Meet the Internet — see what it is, interpret the lingo, and learn all about security and privacy issues

  • Climb aboard — move step by step through picking an Internet provider and getting your computer online

  • Ready, set, browse — use your browser to find your way around the web

  • Communicate — exchange e-mail and instant messages, use Internet-based video conferencing, and chat

  • Make friends — get started with Facebook and Twitter and know how to safeguard your information

  • Entertain yourself — enjoy videos and music, shop for anything you want, pay your bills, and manage your investments — all online

  • Watch out — sidestep online hazards such as spam, spyware, and viruses

  • Publish — start a blog to share your views, or post photos and videos online

Open the book and find:

  • What parents should know to keep kids safe

  • Where to find online games

  • Why you should consider using Firefox or Chrome

  • How to set up a home network

  • Cool things you can find and do online

  • Secrets for filtering spam outof your e-mail

  • Twitter tips

  • Advice on using Facebook privacy options

Learn to:

  • Pick the web browser that works best for you

  • Set up e-mail and find anything with a web search

  • Take advantage of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites

  • Stream media on your PC or mobile device

About the Author:

John R. Levine is a recognized technology expert. He is employed as a consumer advocate battling online fraud and e-mail spam.

Margaret Levine Young is a software engineer and a longtime tech author. She has tackled topics ranging from Access and the Internet to Windows and beyond.

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