Bulletin boards, social networking websites, community forums and the like are also known as web portals. These portals provide the means to allow like-minded people to share and collaborate in a community atmosphere. Online retailers and Internet or ecommerce sites can also be referred to as web portals, meaning they are the portal that allows users to browse and purchase goods securely via the web. Other web portals exist that allow people to connect via instant messaging
, secure email
, voice and video conferencing, etc.
Last updated Thursday, 05-Apr-2012 12:17:49 MDT