Online services have different ways of organizing information or people who belong to a similar interest group. For instance, the America Online network is divided into departments (Education and Reference, Entertainment, News & Finance, Lifestyles and Interests. People meet to discuss ideas in areas called forums. Within each department people often affiliate around a common interest. A group with an interest in high-risk students might choose to locate a bulletin board in a folder entitled "high-risk youth." Then they will leave messages for each other on the bulletin board, which is located in the folder.