What are Newsgroups? and Why I Want to use them?

The Usenet stands for “user’s network”, and is sometimes called just “the newsgroups”. Usenet newsgroups are thousands of virtual bulletin boards on a wide range of different subjects available around the world. Anyone with access to the Internet can post a message to any newsgroup, read any message, and post a response to any message, making the Usenet a unique global common space covering a wide range of subjects.

The Usenet is an especially useful place to search for the answer to a question, since so many questions are asked and answered there. It is also particularly useful when looking for information about late-breaking or non-mainstream subjects likely to be part of the popular conversation.