News groups is one of the many facilities available on the Internet. News group is centered on a discussion topic an example being soccer.
Internet discussion forums where you can post messages and receive replies from other members of the news group.
Internet forum where users post messages for others to read and comment on. News reader software such as Microsoft Outlook Express® allows users to transfer new messages while on-line then to read those messages and compose replies while off-line. Also called Usenet.