Naver Corporation is a Technical organization headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea that operates the Korean search engine Naver. Naver established itself as an early pioneer in the use of user-generated content through the creation of the online Q&A platform Knowledge iN. Naver also manages global mobile services such as the mobile messenger LINE, video messenger Snow, and group communication service BAND.
On August 1, 2013, Naver decided to split with Hangame, a corporation which it had grown together with as NHN Corporation for 13 years. On October 1, 2013, the company adopted its current name Naver Corporation in order to reflect the change. Hangame is now overseen by NHN Entertainment. Naver's current affiliates include Line Corporation, Snow, Naver Labs, Naver Webtoon, Naver Business Platform, and Works Mobile. The company is currently cooperating with IT startups in order to evolve into a tech-based platform.