In the Ancient Rome , it was known as forum to square where public business was developed and trials were held. The forum used to be located outside the city walls (forum it means "outside" ) and was a point of link between it and the outside.
At present, the concept maintains its essence although with the adaptations and logical changes by the passage of weather . A forum is the place where courts hear and determine the causes. It is also known as a forum to meeting It is held to discuss matters of interest to an audience that can intervene in the discussion.
In this sense, a forum is a technique of communication through which different people They talk about a topic of common interest. The forum is group and is usually run by a moderator .
Experts participate in forums to Exchange ideas and analyze the problems of their concern, usually in front of a group of assistants. A forum on new technologies, for example, may include the participation of entrepreneurs in the technology sector, engineers, analysts and programmers.
In the same way, we must not forget that within the scope of politics there have been two parties in Spain that were under that denomination. On the one hand, there was the Forum party, which in 1991 was headed by jurist Eduardo Punset and would be dissolved in 1995.
On the other hand, Foro is also the political party that under the added Asturias founded in 2011 the former PP minister Francisco Álvarez Cascos. One figure is that he was vice president of the government during the mandate of the Popular Party and that he served as Minister of Development in the period between 2000 and 2004.
All this without forgetting that in the African country of Eritrea there is a locality that also receives the name of Forum. A town is whose main hallmark is the fact that it has been located very close to the well-known archaeological site of the former port of the kingdom of Aksum.
The notion of forum acquired a particular importance thanks to the internet forums , which are applications that allow to express opinions or participate in debates through the Web . Internet forums work from a message that is posted by a user or moderator and that generates responses from the rest of the users. Its design allows to follow the thread of the conversation from the original message to the most recent responses.
These hallmarks of Internet forums have made them not only an ideal space to solve doubts or problems about a particular aspect but also a kind of "virtual cafeteria" where you can meet people who share tastes , hobbies or goals in life.
Thus, today there are many citizens who, thanks to participating in couples forums, have found their better half through the Network or friends.