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  • By: Theresa M. Senft
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Echo (which stands for “East Coast Hang Out”) is an electronic bulletin-board system (BBS) based in New York City. Founded in 1990, it claims more than 2,000 members. In its early days, Echo was a rarity among computer forums, boasting a ...

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