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newsgroup

Informatics A USENET discussion group. See USENET. Cf Listserve.

newsgroup

(nooz′groop″, nūz′)
An Internet-based support group that shares information about a particular topic, e.g., advances in the management of a disease (including diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis) or developments in prosthesis.
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Any given message thread can have more than one label, such as "work," "October 2012," and "urgent.
agents complete 15 to 20 message threads an hour, compared to about eight voice calls an hour;
To prepare, the document recommends that businesses get consumers to start message threads with them now so they'll be able to send them ads when the feature launches.
In-person primary care visits among prototype patients decreased 6% since the clinic's inception, even though these patients used 80% more secure message threads and 5% more phone encounters, suggesting greater communication with their physicians.
Once you're comfortable with the process, explore add-ins such as Twurl, a URL shortener that lets you track clicks, and Adobe's Tweetdeck, which helps users keep track of message threads.
Users can put in a ZIP code and see the message threads.
The discussion formats differ according to the Course Management System (CMS) used, and it is helpful to use a CMS with features that allow for collapsing and expanding message threads, read and new messages, and email alerts for new messages.
Recent message threads on the mailing lists I monitor were proposing one or another "C" word as the king of the Internet.
It was like a series of message threads in a CompuServe forum, except the time frame was over seconds and minutes rather than weeks and days.
Message threads for all discussions are relayed to a central location where messages are available for browsing instead of on a subscription and individual delivery basis.
Scammers hijack text message threads from your bank.
Customer service representatives and site administrators can also add customer notes--including past and current orders, customer service preferences, and previous problems--to message threads.

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