Archived Messaging System

They are "asynchronous" tools because class participants do not all need to be using the tool simultaneously for effective communication.

Examples of tools in this class: newsgroups, bulletin boards, and email lists with archiving

USENET is a tool for world-wide networking, often referred to as a global electronic bulletin board system. It facilitates the public exchange of written messages on thousands of topics or "newsgroups".

Newsgroup A Usenet discussion group that is related to one topic. Internet users can subscribe to many different newsgroups.

Mailing list An e-mail system that includes multiple recipients as part of its address.

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