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BBS – bulletin board system

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:37 am

A bulletin board system (BBS) is as electronic message center. Most bulletin boards serve specific interest groups. They allow you to dial in with a modem, review messages left by others, and leave your own message if you want. Bulletin boards are a particularly good place to find free or inexpensive software products. In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of BBSs.