A login is needed on most internet discussion boards and forum. This allows you to post but also to receive messages from other users. A profile is created by signing up with your e-mail address, a few details like your name, and thus creating a forum profile. Most posted topics are public, allowing you to read discussion threads and learn even when you are not logged in.

The most popular discussion topics in internet forums are politics, romance, jobs & vacancies, investment, education, cars, health, travel, culture, religion and food. Entertainment topics like sports, fashion, gaming, music, TV and celebrities are also trending. Last but not least you will find topics in science and technology such as programming, computers, arts, graphics and computers.