(BBS) - A computerized meeting and announcement system that allows people to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the people being connected to the computer at the same time.
(BBS): A computer system which can be called using a modem.
a type of conversation and discussion forum for the Internet
A computer system that provides you with files for downloading and areas for electronic discussions.
A computer system used as an information source and forum for a particular interest group. They were widely used in the U.S. to distribute shareware and drivers and had their heyday before the World Wide Web took off. A BBS functions somewhat like a stand-alone Web site, but without graphics. However, unlike Web sites, each BBS has its own telephone number to dial into.
A dial-up computer network site typically offering news and programs that may be downloaded to one's computer.
An Internet service that makes multiple discussion groups available.
A computer-based meeting place (and its accompanying software) that allows people to discuss topics of interest, upload and download files, and make announcements.