Refers to an online discussion group. On the Internet, there are literally thousands of newsgroups covering every conceivable interest. From power posting to hit-and-run posts, our newsgroups dictionary offers a glossary of terms you should know.
- archived topics
- flame bait
- flame war
- hit-and-run post
- image map
- mailing list
- mailing list server
- moderated newsgroup
- news reader
- news service provider
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