Yahoo is one of the oldest, most popular, and most influential internet companies. Founded in 1994 and incorporated the following year, Yahoo is known for its search engine and web portal. It has grown out into a number of other functions, including email, news services, online mapping, and shopping. Yahoo has recently stepped into the world of original programming as well, hosting a number of programs, including Community. Yahoo has grown to have a large influence on the internet landscape, currently ranking as the top news and media website with more than 7 billion readers per month. Close to 700 million people land on the site each month.