The first of the boards appeared in 1979, when a snowstorm provoked hobbyists Ward Christensen and Randy Suess to hack together something they called EBBS, the Computerized Bulletin Board System, for their Chicago-area computer users group.
What does BBS stand for?
BBS stands for Bulletin Board System
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
See other definitions of BBS
We have 335 other meanings of BBS in our Acronym Attic
- Brooklin Bulletin Signs (sign company)
- Brown Bag Seminar
- Brownian Bridge Sampler
- Bruno Bernard Simon (information systems consulting firm; Lille, France)
- Brussels Business School (Brussels, Belgium)
- Budapest Business School (Hungary)
- Building Bench Strength (insurance industry)
- Bukit Barisan Selatan
- Bulletin Bibliographique Spéléologique (French: Bibliographic Speleological Bulletin; Switzerland)
- Bulletin Board Service
- Bulletin de Bibliographie Spinoziste (French: Bulletin of Spinoza Bibliography)
- Bureau of Biological Survey
- Bureau of Border Security (US DHS)
- Business Balanced Scorecard
- Business Breakdown Structure
- Business Building Seminar
- Butch's Bore Shine (gun cleaner)
- Bardet-Biedl Syndrome 1 (gene)
- Bardet-Biedl Syndrome 3 (protein)
- Bardet-Biedl Syndrome 9
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Part of this original business involved using computerized Bulletin Board Systems to promote his venture.
Ken Tennen, an attorney for the Web site owners, had stated before the site shut down that it did not violate any law and was a non-profit, opinion-based, student-run bulletin board system.
The Usenet is an electronic bulletin board system through which newsgroups are transmitted.
For information on the bulletin board system contract Lawson "Rick" Gist jr.
Information about joining The WELL is available from voice (415-332-4335); Modem (415-332-6106); or e-mail (support Bulletin Board Systems For modem users on a budget, or those who do not have or want Internet service, bulletin board systems (BBS) are an economical alternative.
Make sure you are comfortable with whomever you are buying your bulletin board system from.