Short for virtual Card
(also called electronic card), vCard is a specification that defines the format of an "Electronic Business Card." vCards are often attached in e-mail
messages, but can also be exchanged through other ways on the World Wide Web
. Usually a vCard will contain a business name, address, phone number, URL
, logo and other business information. In 1996, the Internet Mail Consortium took on responsibility for the development and promotion of vCard.
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