This is an assignment for my class, Social Media & PR (PRCA 3030) These reading notes are taken from:

A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization Strategies, Tactics, and tools for Succeeding in the Social Web by Deltinia Hay

Ch. 5 is “Podcasting, Vidcasting & Webcasting

  • a podcast is a series of audio or video files that is distributed over the internet. A special characteristic is that you can download or stream the podcast from the internet because a podcast is an RSS feed.
  • Technically, a podcast can include both audio and visual file.
  • vidcast, or vlog, refer oi video feeds, but can also be referred to as podcast.
  • a webcast, also called channels, is online broadcast, and usually consists of a series of uploaded videos. You can embed them or view on a webcasting site.