While some discussion boards may be quick statements, others may ask the user to engage in long-form discussion. However, an administrator hopes to use Discussion Board, organizing them into categories will be very important to overall efficiency.
Go to Social > Click Discussion Board Categories > Click New Category
Provide the basic information for this Discussion Board. Fields will include Parent Category, Name, Category Icon, and more.
In the "Category Permissions" tab, assign which group or access level among the users will be able to view this discussion board.
Designate how this category will be displayed in the "Display Settings" tab.