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A video blog or video log, usually shortened to vlog[1] /vlɒɡ/, is a form of blog for which the medium is video,[2] and is a form of web television. Vlog entries often combine embedded video (or a video link) with supporting text, images, and other metadata. Entries can be recorded in one take or cut into multiple parts. Vlog category is popular on the video sharing platform YouTube. Video
Video
logs (vlogs) also often take advantage of web syndication to allow for the distribution of video over the Internet using either the RSS
RSS
or Atom syndication formats, for automatic aggregation and playback on mobile devices and personal computers (See video podcast).

Contents

1 History

1.1 Guinness World Record 1.2 VidCon

2 Types

2.1 Personal vlogs 2.2 Live broadcasting vlogs

3 YouTube
YouTube
presence 4 Vlogumentary 5 Other 6 Miscellaneous events 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

History See also: History of blogging On January 2, 2000, Adam Kontras posted a video alongside a blog entry aimed at informing his friends and family of his cross-country move to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
in pursuit of show business, marking the first post on what would later become the longest-running video blog in history.[3][4][5] In November of that year, Adrian Miles posted a video of changing text on a still image, coining the term vog to refer to his video blog.[6][7] Filmmaker and musician Luuk Bouwman started in 2002 the now-defunct Tropisms.org site as a video diary of his post-college travels, one of the first sites to be called a vlog or videolog.[8][9] In 2004, Steve Garfield
Steve Garfield
launched his own video blog and declared that year "the year of the video blog".[10][11]

Play media

Former President of Russia
President of Russia
Dmitry Medvedev's videoblog posted after his visit to Latin America
Latin America
in November 2008

Vlogging saw a strong increase in popularity beginning in 2005. The Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Videoblogging Group saw its membership increase dramatically in 2005.[12][13] The most popular video sharing site to date, YouTube, was founded in February 2005. By July 2006, it had become the 5th most popular web destination, with 100 million videos viewed daily and 65,000 new uploads per day.[14] Many open source content management systems have enabled the inclusion of video content, allowing bloggers to host and administer their own video blogging sites. In addition, the convergence of mobile phones with digital cameras allows publishing of video content to the Web almost as it is recorded.[15] Radio and television stations may use video blogging as a way to help interact more with listeners and viewers.[citation needed] Guinness World Record Charles Trippy, under the Internet Killed Television YouTube
YouTube
channel, currently holds the Guinness World Record for the “Most Consecutive Daily Personal Video
Video
Blogs Posted On YouTube,” with over 3,000 consecutive videos.[16] VidCon Hosted in Los Angeles, California, VidCon
VidCon
is an annual convention that allows YouTube
YouTube
content creators and viewers to come together in order to share content ideas and business contacts.[17] The first VidCon event was held on July 10 and 11, 2010, and has now become the largest in-person gathering of internet creators, viewers, and representatives.[18] This convention realizes that the ways in which society entertains, educates, shares, and communicates are being revolutionized, and chooses to highlight this fact via panels, meet and greets, and talks given to audiences at the convention.[17] Types Personal vlogs The personal vlog is an online video which records an individual to deliver information that they intend to introduce to people. The audience is not as varied as one's from corporation or organization. Live broadcasting vlogs YouTube
YouTube
announced a live broadcasting feature called YouTube
YouTube
Live in 2008. This feature was also established by other social platforms such as Instagram
Instagram
and Facebook. YouTube
YouTube
presence YouTube
YouTube
currently ranks among the top three most-visited sites on the web.[19] As a high traffic area for video bloggers, or vloggers, YouTube
YouTube
has created a platform for these participants to present their personal videos, which oftentimes are filmed using hand held point and shoot cameras.[20] The popularity of vlogs in the YouTube
YouTube
community has risen exponentially in the past few years;[21] out of the top 100 most subscribed YouTube
YouTube
channels, 17 provide vlogs as their primary style of footage.[20] Many of these vloggers are a part of the YouTube Partner Program, which professionalizes the industry and allows for monetary gain from video production.[22] This professionalization additionally helps increase exposure to various channels as well as creates a sense of stability within the field. Additionally, this professionalization allows content creators to be deemed a credible source by their viewers. Furthermore, many vloggers have been able to turn their channels into sustainable careers; in 2013, the highest paid vlogger brought in a minimum of $720,000 for the year.[23] Hollywood is taking notice of this rising medium, and has placed its value ranked over other entertainment companies such as Marvel, which was recently bought out by Disney as well.[24] Vlogumentary I’m Vlogging Here is a 90-minute "vlogumentary" that focuses on documenting the world of video blogging and centers on YouTube vloggers that have found success in using this medium.[25] Starring YouTube
YouTube
personality Shay Carl
Shay Carl
and his family of ShayTards, this film, to be released in late 2016, follows a family whose lives have been drastically altered by vlogging, as their day-to-day lives are documented and uploaded for the world to see. Shay Carl
Shay Carl
is a co-founder of Maker Studios, a YouTube
YouTube
based video supplier bought out by The Walt Disney Company.[26] The involvement of larger corporations outside of the Internet industries is a primary example of the ever-increasing need for a strong front on the digital side of one’s company. This documentary is being created by a group with links to the YouTube
YouTube
community in hopes that it will spark interest and raise awareness of the impact that vlogging and the digital community are having on the entertainment industry. Other A video log created while riding a motorcycle is known as a motovlog (abbreviation of motorcycle video blog). Miscellaneous events

2005, January – Vloggercon, the first vlogger conference, is held in New York City.[27] 2006, November – Irina Slutsky
Irina Slutsky
created and hosted The Vloggies, the first annual video blog awards.[28] 2007, May and August – The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal
places a grandmother[29] on the front page of its Personal Journal section.[30] In August 2007, she was featured on an ABC World News Tonight segment[31] showing the elderly now becoming involved in the online video world.

See also

History of blogging Lifecasting (video stream) Livestream Photoblog Video
Video
podcast

References

^ Pilkington, Ed (July 9, 2009). "Merriam-Webster releases list of new words to be included in dictionary". The Guardian. London.  ^ "Media Revolution: Podcasting". New England Film. Archived from the original on August 14, 2006.  ^ Kontras, Adam (January 2, 2000). " Talk
Talk
about moving in the 21st Century..." Archived from the original on January 27, 2001. Retrieved June 3, 2010.  ^ Kaminsky, Michael Sean (2010). Naked Lens: Video
Video
Blogging & Video
Video
Journaling to Reclaim the YOU in YouTube™. Organik Media, Inc. p. 37. ISBN 978-0-9813188-0-6. Retrieved April 9, 2010.  ^ Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho
Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho
(February 7, 2009). "Pinoy Culture Video Blog" (in Filipino). GMA Network. Retrieved February 28, 2009.  ^ Miles, Adrian (November 27, 2000). "Welcome". Archived from the original on January 8, 2004. Retrieved June 3, 2010.  ^ Miles, Adrian (November 27, 2000). "vog". Archived from the original on July 23, 2001. Retrieved June 3, 2010.  ^ "vlogging: collaborative online video blogging at tropisms.org". boingboing. Retrieved 7 February 2018.  ^ Seenan, Gerard (7 August 2004). "Forget the bloggers, it's the vloggers showing the way on the internet". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 February 2018.  ^ Garfield, Steve (January 1, 2004). "2004: The Year of the Video Blog". Archived from the original on December 31, 2004. Retrieved June 3, 2010.  ^ Garfield, Steve (January 1, 2004). "2004: The Year of the Video Blog". Steve Garfield's Video
Video
Blog. Steve Garfield. Archived from the original on April 25, 2011. Retrieved April 25, 2011.  ^ Those darn video blogging pioneers BusinessWeek Archived July 17, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. ^ Blogging + Video
Video
= Vlogging Wired News Archived April 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. ^ " YouTube
YouTube
serves up 100 million videos a day online". USA Today. Gannett Co. Inc. July 16, 2006. Retrieved July 28, 2006.  ^ " Mobile blogging for journalists". Journalism.co.uk. January 15, 2008. Archived from the original on November 20, 2015. Retrieved December 17, 2013.  ^ "Most consecutive daily personal video blogs posted on YouTube". Guinness World Record. Retrieved February 13, 2018.  ^ a b "Vidcon". Vidcon. Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ " VidCon
VidCon
Returns To Anaheim August 1–3, Anticipates 10,000 Attendees". New Media Rockstars. Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ "Alexa Top 500 Global Sites". Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ a b Stefanone, Michael A.; Lackaff, Derek (July 2009). "Reality Television as a Model for Online Behavior: Blogging, Photo, and Video Sharing". Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 14 (4): 964–987. doi:10.1111/j.1083-6101.2009.01477.x.  ^ R. Hovden (2013). "Bibliometrics for Internet media: Applying the h-index to YouTube". 64 (11): 2326–2331. doi:10.1002/asi.22936.  ^ "What is the YouTube
YouTube
Partner Program?". Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ "How Much Do YouTubers Make? The Top 25 Earning Creators' Adsense Salaries Revealed [Infographic]". New Media Rockstars. Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ "Why is YouTube
YouTube
brand Maker Studios worth more than Marvel to Disney?". the Guardian. Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ "Vlogumentary (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved September 26, 2014.  ^ Barnes, Brooks (March 24, 2014). "Disney Buys Maker Studios, Video Supplier for YouTube". The New York Times. Los Angeles. Retrieved January 15, 2016.  ^ Watch me@ Vlog The Times of India ^ A Night at the Vloggies Red Herring[permanent dead link] ^ https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB117880450303898581?slide=5 ^ Jessica E. Vascellaro (May 10, 2007). "Using YouTube
YouTube
for Posterity". Wall Street Journal. p. D1.  ^ "The Elderly YouTube
YouTube
Generation". August 8, 2007. 

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