Short for electronic commerce, e-commerce is any purchase or distribution of services and products on the Internet. Essentially, it's any online monetary transaction. However, online shopping is what comes to most people's minds and is one of the most popular examples.
Examples of e-commerce sites
E-commerce encompasses a very wide array of transactions; some of the most common are listed below.
- iTunes store
- Google Play and the Apple App Store
- Google Pay and Apple Pay