Are message boards dead?

Are message boards dead?

Over the last decade, internet message boards have slowly been dying out and it’s not hard to guess why (when in doubt: blame Facebook and Twitter). Even forums which still have millions of active users are in trouble, as the controversial imageboard 4Chan announced in October that it was under financial strain.

What was the first Internet forum?

One of the first forum sites (which is still active today) is Delphi Forums, once called Delphi. The service, with four million members, dates to 1983. Forums perform a function similar to that of dial-up bulletin board systems and Usenet networks that were first created starting in the late 1970s.

How do I find a message board?

The Best Forum Search Engines to Search Message Boards

  1. Boardreader.
  2. Google Forum Search.
  3. Find a Forum.
  4. Create Your Own Forum Search Engine.
  5. Search Forums Directly.

Does forum still exist?

There are no plans to tear down the Forum, the LA Times reported. “This is an unprecedented time, but we believe in our collective future,” Ballmer said in a statement. “We are committed to our investment in the City of Inglewood, which will be good for the community, the Clippers, and our fans.”

What type of forum can a moderator mark as spam?

In general, only spam posts in discussion forums should be deleted. Spam posts in the support forum should be be marked as spam (see below).

What is the most popular message board?

We’ve chosen five of the best chat and forums where you can ask questions, find info, and share your own stories.

  • Reddit. Reddit is lovingly known as the front page of the internet.
  • Quora. Even if you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard of Quora.
  • Stack Overflow.
  • XDA-Developers.
  • GamesSpot.
  • Final Thoughts.

Is a message board social media?

Forums are not “social media” because they don’t like the negative connotations of social media (such as being “poked” like on Facebook). In other words, the person finds social media as meaningless but forums are meaningful. Your mileage may vary. Forums really do predate social media.

What are the example of forums?

An example of a forum is an online message board. A gathering for the purpose of discussion. A law court; tribunal. A public place, typically devoted to communication or expression; in litigation, a particular court or jurisdiction.

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