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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
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bulletin board[′bu̇l·ət·ən ‚bȯrd]
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.
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A surface used for the display of announcements, information, and the like, usually attached with thumbtacks.
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bulletin boardA 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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