Community Memory

Community Memory was the first public computerized bulletin board system. Established in 1973 in Berkeley, California, it used an SDS 940 timesharing system in San Francisco connected via a 110 baud link to a teleprinter at a record store in Berkeley to let users enter and retrieve messages. Individuals could place messages in the computer and then look through the memory for a specific notice.
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  • Online Message Forums: A Tale of the Past, Present & Future

    … or Computerized Bulletin Board System. Users would connect to a BBS through a terminal process using dial-up technology so that they could upload and download software, read news and bulletins, post messages to other users, email users, chat with other users and even participate on online message forums. The BBS online message forums became quite…

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