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bulletin board

Computing a facility on a computer network allowing any user to leave messages that can be read by any other user, and to download software and information to the user's own computer

bulletin board

[′bu̇l·ət·ən ‚bȯrd]
(computer science)
A collection of information that is stored in a computer system and can be accessed either by a specified group of people or the general public, usually by dialing a number on the public telephone system.

bulletin board

A surface used for the display of announcements, information, and the like, usually attached with thumbtacks.

bulletin board

bulletin board

A community website that is used to post articles and images of mutual interest. Prior to the Web, the bulletin board was "the" online portal for information and software downloads (see BBS).
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Chen and his colleagues identified 270 features of English usage and then used a computer program to pick those that most successfully distinguished among writers on bulletin boards.
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Police officials interested in reaching out to community members through electronic bulletin boards need not feel intimidated.
For modem users on a budget, or those who do not have or want Internet service, bulletin board systems (BBS) are an economical alternative.
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In addition to sponsoring discussions, bulletin boards often maintain files for users to download, and the availability of these files is one of the biggest attractions of some systems.
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We at TEXN recognize and support the public's right to free speech and fair comment about public companies be they Over-the Counter Bulletin Board, Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange listings.

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