Chapter 9: Living Online

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So much of modern life happens online. Despite some people’s complaints that a sense of community is disappearing from our society, community is thriving on the Internet. That’s what the Internet is all about—a network of people sharing a network of information—and your Mac is your passport to that network.

In this chapter, you learn how to set up iChat and begin exchanging messages with others. iChat works with AOL, MobileMe, and Jabber screen names, but if you don’t have a screen name already you’ll learn how to create one for free. With iChat, you can set up your own chat rooms in which multiple people can exchange ...

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