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I've been using eGroups for a few years now - they were called something else before, but for the life of me I can't remember what they were called. Currently I moderate about 9 different groups - some are fairly large with hundreds of members (subscribers) like the international discussion ... Read review

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Community Level 3kimbowa

kimbowa

Yahoo messes with the formula FEB 10 Update

AdvantagesEasy to use, efficient, reliable

DisadvantagesSome advertising (but a small disadvantage only!!)

"I've been using eGroups for a few years now - they were called something else before, but for the life of me I can't remember what they were called. Currently I moderate about 9 different groups - some are fairly large with hundreds of members (subscribers) like the international discussion group for Drama education called DramaWest, or the Regional Association for Student Centred Learning, and others are very small, like the committee of the Drama ..." Read review
21.01.2001

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Community Level 7Connoisseu...

Connoisseur_Haggler1

e-groups stay connected Diamond review

Advantagesconnect to large number of people at once, free, 20Mb storage, chat

Disadvantagesnone I can see

"** UPDATED -** e-groups is a great way to stay in touch with others by way of a free e-mail group service whereby you can have your own unique group’s page and link.. why I started an e-groups? The idea of starting a group on e-groups occurred to me whilst on a visit to USA. This summer whilst in USA I met up with a large number of family members whom I hadn’t seen in a long time. As there were so many of us from different States ..." Read review
30.11.2000

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Netiquette generally flouted UPDATE280101

AdvantagesGood for discussion

DisadvantagesPosters practice consistently bad netiquette

"...obliged to point out that egroups.com is now no more, since the rebranding/integration into Yahoo's groups is now done. RIP Egroups, and welcome to Yahoo Groups. A comment on the fallout will follow. Mike .....original op..... I heard about a Ciao-UK egroup being set up and so I thought I'd take a lot at it, have been part of ecircles.com for a while and wanting to see how the competition sized up in comparison. The novelty value is perhaps ..." Read review
21.12.2000

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Community Level 7Squiggles

Squiggles

Share your interests with others UPDATED 17 1 2001

AdvantagesEasy ways to get in touch with people who share your interests and views

Disadvantages1000s of groups to choose from, may be tricky finding the right one for you

"If you have a special interest or hobby that you want to share with others, then www.egroups.com is the place for you. It lists literally thousands of email communities set up by people like you who share a love of just about any subject, be it cycling, teddy bears, photography or whatever you choose. These are grouped under category headings on the home page but as there are so many thousands to choose from, you'd be best off using the search ..." Read review
13.08.2000

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Community Level 9LostWitness

LostWitness

Nice idea yet to decide if it works

AdvantagesCommunicate with like minded inidviduals

DisadvantagesNeed keen participants.

"I have subscribed to my first eGroup - I've signed up to the eGroup that I saw advertised for keen Ciao users, and thought it might be a useful way to spread/gain ideas and air some more views. The principle of the eGroup is quite simple - one or more users acts as a moderator and effectively "owns" the group. You then apply to join the group, and the moderator signs you up (or tells you to get lost). Once you are in the group, you can post messages ..." Read review
28.12.2000

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