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bulletin board

A corkboard where things like notes, pictures, and notices can be posted. The phrase can also refer to an online service with the same function. I did post signs for my event on the bulletin board in the dorm, so I don't know why no one came.
See also: board

bulletin board

Also, electronic bulletin board. A computer service that provides facilities for people to leave messages by phone or telecomputing. For example, The National Writers Union has a bulletin board through which members communicate via their modems . Both the device and the term, alluding to the older board for posting notices, date from the late 1970s.
See also: board
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All offer a variety of news, investment and information services, along with electronic bulletin boards or message centers and forum sites that can host discussions in real time.
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Bible passages are showing up on electronic bulletin boards that are not necessarily dedicated to religious topics and electronic mail is flying back and forth between believers and nonbelievers.
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