“While prevailing histories of the early internet tend to focus on state-sponsored experiments such as ARPANET, the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.”
Re-calling the Modem World: The Dial-up History of Social Media
Kevin Driscoll presents how the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.
Chinese Online BBS Sphere: What BBS Has Brought to China
What have online bulletin board systems (BBS) brought to China where traditional media primarily serve as the mouthpiece of the government?