- Usenet News is a collection of several thousand discussion groups where
people share ideas and discuss common interests.
- In March of 1996 the U of S had access to 5080 newsgroups, and received
more than a CD-ROM worth of information (640Mb) per day.
- It is estimated that over 10,000,000 people have access to the
- Use newsgroups when you want assistance on a topic, but don't know any
experts to ask. Ask the group instead.
- In Netscape, select "Netscape News" from the "Window" menu.