What is a podcast and how did it appear?

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With the pandemic, many shows, concerts and TV shows have been postponed or even canceled, and many celebrities have gone online. Some of them have chosen to host "podcast", Where I receive various guests.
It was a welcome idea, especially since it avoids the policy of media trusts, which often do not allow the stars of one trust to appear or interact with the stars of another post-media.
But many do not know one thing. Many celebrities or content creators claim that they do "podcast" on Youtube, Facebook or Instagram.

What does it mean "Podcast” and how did it appear? 

The word "podcast”Is an invention of Apple, and appeared from the combination of the words "iPod"And"Broadcast".
iPod they are devices Apple dedicated primarily to audio content. By the way, from Autumn 2001 since it was launched the first iPod and until 2011, these devices were dedicated exclusively to audio content. With the launch of the first generation of iPod Touch, users could also enjoy video content and photos on the iPod.

"Broadcast"Is a word very common in the internet and smart TV. It means radio broadcasting or transmission.

Regarding the term "podcast"Or"podcasts", this refers to an episodic series, transmitted vocally in a data stream. Flow that is optimized primarily for the application PodcastSat Apple, present both on iPod Touch as well as on iPhone, iPad, MacBook and iMac.

Content creators podcast publish the episodes in this platform, and the users can be subscribed, I can download the episodes and I can listen to or watch them whenever I want.
In application Podcasts a Apple we will find content from all fields, in almost all languages. From business to health, history, culture, science, stories for children and many others.

Therefore, if a content creator is present only on YouTube, it is a little inappropriate to say that he is "podcaster".

Monetization and subscriptions Podcasts

The monetization of a channel should also be discussed here podcast by content creators. If on YouTube there is a very robust system of monetization through advertisements, on the application PodcastSat Apple, is almost impossible. Content creators can only promote products or services in episodes.

With iOS 14.6 users can subscribe to podcast-s for individual channels and shows. This is how the future feature is prepared Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, through which content creators can request a sum of money for individual access to a channel or a single show.
Subscription prices will be set by content creators and will be billed monthly or annually.

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