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About the Internet; how to use it, how to evaluate sites. History and statistics of the Internet. Internet fraud, virus hoaxes. Find People.

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Internet Basics -- See also TABS above.

Walt's World Wide Webbing Walt Howe's Internet Learning Center - Internet History, Glosary.  Search to find tutorials.

Webopedia An online dictionary and search engine for computer and internet technology.

Mashable Follow the news about the social media.

Writing for the Web: A Primer for Librarians
Some resources to help you when you create your own Internet sites.

Brief History of the Internet (Walt Howe) 
All About the Internet (Internet Society)
Internet History 1962 - 1992
Sites on Internet history!

IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau)
The IBA is the national trade organization representing companies that sell online (Internet) advertising.

Internet Statistics:

ClickZ News and Expert Advice for the Digital Marketer Formerly CyberAtlas, sometimes presents statistics (data) on the demographics, size, and scope of the Internet.

Internet World Stats; Usage and population Statistics Statistics about Internet usage by region, actual numbers of users and percentages. Also links to other sites with data about the Internet.