Because Naver launched Newsstand, every News organization is able to edit News articles that appear on Naver.

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This was five years before Google launched a similar offering with its "Universal Search." In July 2000, Naver was merged with Hangame, South Korea's first online game portal, and in 2001 changed its name to NHN, or Next Human Network.

The combination of the country's top search engine and the top game portal has allowed NHN to remain South Korea's largest Internet company, with the top market capitalization among companies listed on KOSDAQ, in November 2008, NHN was transferred to the KOSPI market.

Naver started to provide people with web comics named "Navertoon" in June 2006.

Most significantly, it offers comic book, genre fiction, and free webtoons.

In 2005, Naver launched Happybean, the world's first online donation portal, which allows users to find information and make donations to over 20,000 civil society and social welfare organizations.

According to techforkorea, Naver handled 77% of all web searches in South Korea in July 2014, Naver was incorporated in June 1999, launching the first South Korean search portal that used an internally developed search engine.

This article is about the South Korean search portal.

For the company that owns this website, see Naver Corporation. For the athletic club, see Naver Athletic Camanachd Club. Naver (Hangul: 네이버) is a popular Web portal in South Korea, owned by Naver Corporation.

In August 2000, it launched the "Comprehensive Search" service.