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electronic mailing list

An automated e-mail system on the Internet, which is maintained by subject matter. There are thousands of such lists that reach millions of individuals and businesses. New users generally subscribe by sending an e-mail with the word "subscribe" in it and subsequently receive all new postings made to the list automatically. Mailing lists are also called "listprocs" and "listservs," the latter coming from the popular LISTSERV package. Majordomo is a popular public domain mailing list program. See LISTSERV.
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To disseminate the activities through social media and e-mail groups,
You can also participate in the discussions from Yahoo's Web interface, but the strength of e-mail groups is the speed and convenience of using your favorite e-mail program.
These are e-mail groups where information about relevant topics can be disseminated and gathered, instead of the national committee just making all the decisions.
Along with a volunteer staff (all of whom have MS), Kathleen brings her message--"patients helping patients" and "wellness is a state of mind"--to every aspect of the site which now includes chat rooms, message boards, e-mail groups, and an online magazine, LivingMS, plus a translation program offering nine languages.
org website says there are e-mail groups in 50 countries with over one million members.
Unlike other classified services, Windows Live Expo allows customers to choose to view only listings specific to their MSN(R) Messenger Contact List or personal e-mail groups, helping to add a level of trust in transactions.
Health and development issues are now commonly discussed using e-mail groups, listservers and website hosting.
Whenever I see discussion on various library e-mail groups about the number of hours one is assigned to the reference desk as if that is an impediment to getting real work done, it makes me sputter.
The group claims that the bad management of internal e-mail groups and the sending of unnecessary copies and attachments are the root of the problem and it urges companies to take immediate action to correct the situation.
Multiple Email Account Tabs: allows users to manage and organize multiple e-mail groups and accounts
Windows Live Expo integrates classifieds into a user's trusted community via tools they're familiar with, such as e-mail groups and MSN Messenger buddy lists," said Garry Wiseman, product unit manager for Windows Live Expo at Microsoft.
Members benefit from an array of features allowing them to conduct unlimited searches for people, e-mail groups and individuals, post and read messages, share photos with friends, post reunions and events, and automatically keep their contacts' profiles up-to-date.