Meaning of news group



News group


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Meaning of term news group :


One of the many facilities available on the Internet. Like most of the Internet, news groups are run voluntarily and cooperatively. A news group is centered on a discussion topic, like business ownership (e.g., Within these news groups, several discussions or threads take place on themes within the discussion topic. If you see a particular news group of interest, you can "subscribe" to it, and then "post" your comment or query. Eventually it will be seen by anyone else who subscribes to the particular news group. Some categories of news groups include: rec - recreational activities, biz - business related groups, comp - computers including technical discussion & support, soc - social issues, sci - scientific discussions, alt - alternative groups.


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