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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Data Breach Alert
Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords

Moapa's Funniest Home Videos

Go Pinterest-ing!
Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards

This Month's FAQ
How Can I Turn Off Facebook's Notification Sounds?

Sites Of The Month
Great Sites To Check Out In September

Two To View
A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don't Want To Miss

Short Tutorial
How To Add The Pin It Button To Your Browser


Hi MVDSL Internet Subscribers

Download Graphics to ViewSeptember transitions us from summer to fall. As the month progresses, we may experience cooler temperatures, more colorful leaves, and seasonal changes to daily routines. To get you in the spirit, this September issue is sprinkled with fun, fall-related resources.

But first, we share important information on the Russian data breach that's been in the news lately, and what you can do on a regular basis to help protect your data. We also provide tips for how to turn off Facebook notification sounds and how to add the Pin It button to your browser.

Could your home use back-to-school touches this fall? Check out the Pinterest section. Want to turn free leaves into fabulous crafts? Rake up ideas in Sites of the Month.

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!

- Brad with MVDSL Support
 

 

 

Data Breach Alert – Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords

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Moapa's Funniest Home Videos

Download Graphics to ViewLord Byron said "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine." Well, here's some cheap medicine and the chance to win $100.

Beginning September 10th Moapa Valley Telephone Company will hold a Moapa's Funniest Home Videos contest. All you have to do to enter is to upload a funny video of you or a family member.

We will post these funny videos on our Facebook page on October 1. You can then watch, laugh and vote on your favorite video by "Liking" it on our Facebook page. Whoever submits the video with the most likes will win a $100 Visaฎ Gift Card and be laughing all the way to the bank.

For contest details click here.

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Go Pinterest-ing! – Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards

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Build Organization With Backpack Central

 

 

Pencil "Cake" Makes A Sharp Decoration

 

 

Cake Batter Cookies Feature Funfetti Flair


You haven't started pinning on Pinterest yet and you want to get started? If so, click here.

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This Month's FAQ – How Can I Turn Off Facebook's Notification Sounds?

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Question: I'm getting tired of hearing notification sounds every time I have Facebook activity. How do I turn off the sounds?

Answer: There's a quick-and-easy fix for this problem that will reduce the noise in your life! To turn off Facebook's notification sounds:

1.    Go to your Facebook page.

2.    Click the upside-down triangle in the upper-right corner of the blue bar, then click the "Settings" link.

3.    In the left column, select "Notifications."

4.    Where it says "On Facebook," click the "View" link and uncheck "Play a sound."

5.    Click the "Save Changes" button.

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Sites Of The Month – Great Sites To Check Out In September

Is Your Fireplace Ready for Fall?
usfa.fema.gov – With temperatures dropping, you may be in the mood to start a fire in your fireplace or woodstove. Before you do, take a quick look at this site. It offers reminders on the importance of inspections and cleaning, using the proper wood, and more.

 

Recipes for a Better Morning
cookinglight.com – September is Better Breakfast Month and a great time to try some quick and healthy breakfast recipes. Take a look at delicious options including Blueberry Power Muffins, Greek Yogurt Parfaits, and Mini Frittatas with Ham and Cheese.

 

Understanding Ebola
cdc.gov – The recent West African outbreak of Ebola has captured headlines and understandably raised concerns. This site from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a great resource for learning about transmission, signs and symptoms, risk of exposure, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

 

Rake Up New Craft Ideas
bhg.com – Those gorgeous fall leaves in your yard can be showcased in your home, thanks to this collection of simple craft projects. Use leaves as ornaments. Frame them like artwork. Or turn them into a wreath. The options are "tree-mendous."

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Two To View – A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don't Want To Miss

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Trombonist Serenades Cows
Who knew cows loved trombone music? Watch an entire herd of them come up over the horizon and run toward the trombone-playing farmer.

 

Baby Tears Up When Mother Sings
When this mother sings a beautiful, yet sad, song to her 10-month-old baby, the baby reacts by crying sweet tears sure to melt your heart.

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Short Tutorial – How To Add The Pin It Button To Your Browser

Download Graphics to ViewThe Pin It button makes it easy to Pin things to Pinterest that you find on the web — like a recipe from your favorite food blog or a photo from a travel site. You can get this button from the Pinterest Goodies page at http://about.pinterest.com/en/goodies#browser.

Here are the steps to adding the Pin It button to Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari:

Chrome

1.    Go to http://about.pinterest.com/en/goodies#browser from Chrome (or get the Pin It button at the Chrome web store at https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps).

2.    Click "Install Now."

3.    After installing, you'll see a Pin It button any time you mouse over an image. Or, click the red P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to Pin.

Firefox

1.    Go to https://about.pinterest.com/assets/ext/Pinterest-Firefox.xpi.

2.    Click "Install Now."

3.    After installing, click the red P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to Pin.

Internet Explorer

1.    Go to http://about.pinterest.com/en/goodies#browser.

2.    Drag the button to Internet Explorer's bookmark bar.

3.    After installing, just click Pin It from your bookmarks whenever you find something on the web you want to Pin.

Safari

1.    Go to http://about.pinterest.com/en/goodies#browser from Safari.

2.    Click "Install Now."

3.    After installing, you'll see a Pin It button any time you mouse over an image. Or, click the P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to Pin.

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Thanks for your business!

Best regards

Brad Lyon
Internet Manager



Moapa Valley Telephone Company
183 S Anderson St
Overton, NV 89040

702-397-2601

 

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