It allows for simple input of keyboard text and written text/drawings.
It cannot be deleted or hidden without formatting the console itself.
Subsequent system updates added a number of minor features to the Message Board, including minor aesthetic changes, USB keyboard support and the ability to receive Internet links from friends, which can be launched in the Internet Channel.
Announcements of software updates and video game news are posted by Nintendo.
The Message Board can be used for posting memos for oneself or for family members without going online.
These messages could then be put on any day of the calendar.