Term:vlog [video blog]
A vlog is simply a video blog.
While a blog is typically produced in written form, with a new post being produced on a regular, semi-regular, or haphazard schedule, a vlog does the same using periodic postings of online video. There’s no specific form, length, or format associated with a vlog – it’s nothing more than a periodic video posted on a website or video channel.
A video blog or video log, sometimes shortened to vlog (//), is a form of blog for which the medium is video. 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.
In recent years, "vlogging" has spawned a large community on social media, becoming one of the most popular forms of digital entertainment. It is popularly believed that, alongside being entertaining, vlogs can deliver deep context through imagery as opposed to written blogs.
Video logs (vlogs) also often take advantage of web syndication to allow for the distribution of video over the Internet using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats, for automatic aggregation and playback on mobile devices and personal computers (see video podcast).