At one point Line was available as a website (non-browser-app), but that has been discontinued.
Games, including those for the Line Game brand, remain under the auspices of Hangame Japan.
A new joint venture named Line Plus Corporation, also based in Japan, develops overseas markets.
At launch the majority of Line Plus shares were held by the newly created Line Corporation (60%) with the remaining shares (40%) held by its Korean parent NHN Corporation.
On July 3, 2012, NHN Japan announced the new Line features Home and Timeline.
The features allowed users to share recent personal developments to a community of contacts in real-time, similar to the status updates in social networking services such as Facebook.
On 6 February 2013, the success of Line led NHN Japan to announce a new spinoff company named Line Corporation.Line Corporation, based in Japan, continues to develop Internet resources such as Line, the Naver Japan search portal, and the Livedoor ISP and blog platform.Line (styled "LINE") is a proprietary application for instant communications on electronic devices such as smartphones, tablet computers and personal computers.Line users exchange texts, images, video and audio, and conduct free Vo IP conversations and video conferences.Line was designed by NHN, a subsidiary of the Korean Internet content service operator Naver.i OS tablets (October 2014), and as a Chrome Browser Application (via the Chrome Web Store).