INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Ransomware Senders Demand Money To "Fix" Files
Watch TV Everywhere
Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards
This Month's FAQ
What Causes Buffering When I Watch Videos?
Sites Of The Month
Great Sites To Check Out In November
Two To View
A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don't Want To Miss
How To Help Keep Your Image Out Of Facebook Ads
Hello NCKCN internet members
With fall in full swing, we've assembled some valuable information to help you fully enjoy the season. Since getting scammed would certainly put a damper on any beautiful autumn day, we begin by sharing how to avoid the online bad guys' latest trick — CryptoLocker ransomware.
You'll find inspiration in this November issue for getting into seasonal crafts, decorating, and cooking in the Go Pinterest-ing! section. You'll also learn about video buffering and Facebook privacy to take some of the trouble out of technology. For fun entertainment plus valuable advice, check out the amazing "bicycle band" and "money tree" videos and sites to help you beat the flu, stay safe when you shop online for the holidays, and much more.
The goal of each of our eNewsletters is to keep our subscribers informed regarding their Internet connection and to improve their Internet experience. We think you'll find this information interesting.
To see what's inside this issue, simply scroll down the eNewsletter or click on the links within the index to the left. Thanks for reading!
- The NCKCN Team
View TV content online with Cunningham's new WTVE service Cunningham TV subscribers have new access to TV content via the Internet. Log in and view libraries of TV content or live streams of some of your favorite TV content. Catch the live stream of a golf tournament from the Golf Channel via your iPad, catch up on past series you've missed on your laptop or smartphone or check out behind the scenes clips and other special content while you're on the go or sitting on your couch. WTVE content is only available to Cunningham TV subscribers. More content and channels will continue to be available as we integrate with additional TV content providers so check in often. Check our website at www.cunninghamtelephoneandcable.com.
Question: Sometimes when I'm watching a video on YouTube, it will stop and start or play in a choppy fashion. What could be causing this and what can I do about it?
Answer: What you're describing is called buffering. This means that the part of the video you're trying to watch is currently downloading. Buffering can be the result of many different factors including problems with the hosting site, the speed of your Internet connection, and the software and/or hardware of your computer.
YouTube suggests the following troubleshooting tips:
Have you noticed how if a friend endorses a company or product, you're more likely to make a similar purchase? Facebook certainly knows this and uses this bit of psychology to boost the effectiveness of what are known as social ads. The problem is that it does this without users' permission. For example, in your news feed, you may see a paid ad for a sushi place, along with a note that says, "Jane Smith likes this." If you don't want Facebook using your name or likeness in this way, follow these easy steps:
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