What is the difference between a newsgroup and a bulletin board?

by on August 13, 2010

Q: You guys are awesome and very helpful.

What is the difference between a newsgroup, bulletin board, message board, blog, post, etc?


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    A newsgroup refers specifically to a discussion group on Usenet. Read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet_newsgroup

    Generally a discussion forum, bulletin board and message board are all the same thing. You can read about that here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_forum

    For blog, give this a read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog