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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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St Martin and St Hilary Parish Church, Kirklevington, left, and the |village noticeboard near the community hall, above, were both targeted by vandals ian mcintyre and google
James Chen, founder of Social Ink Pte Ltd, the startup behind Ink Messenger, says that the app was inspired by the social noticeboard, whereby users can communicate individually, in a group or publicly in basically a freestyle, free form manner, where possibilities for creative expression are limitless.
She added: "This is the second that this noticeboard has been vandalised.
Even if Google should properly be seen as a facilitator, the mere provider of a gigantic noticeboard on which others published defamatory material, it must also at least be arguable that at some point after notification it becomes liable for continued publication of the material complained of," the judge said.
And it seems the finished noticeboard has inspired more interest in real work for the local village.
The identity pictures are printed out by a councillor and pinned up on the noticeboard and the fans thus become part of the village community.
Alex, from Corpach, Inverness-shire, said: "The pictures range from shots of a climber standing beside a noticeboard in Glen Nevis to someone bouldering in the French Alps, as well as a closeup of the Palace of Versailles.
He's learned diddly-squat from the MPs' expenses scandal and is abusing all of us by making us cough up for his household essentials, er, like a noticeboard and blackboard for the kitchen.
CRIMEBUSTING youngsters at a school near Nuneaton are to create a special noticeboard to let others know of their work.
Ms Fergus, 37, wrote to Global Software to complain about a photograph used as a background image on a noticeboard in the game, based on the US TV series of the same name.
We had one of the letters on the noticeboard for a week to show just how stupid and futile it is.
DiMarco revealed a number of articles had been posted on the noticeboard in the team room but said the players were pumped up enough and did not need outside intervention.