Please, don’t call them vlogs

Now that we are starting to see video podcasts becoming more commonplace there is confusion on what to call them. A term I see used a lot is vlog and I really hope this term doesn’t stick. I mean, how do you pronounce it, vee-log or valog? Either way sounds just plain silly to me. Blog sounds like a real word but vlog never will. Another term that affects me like fingernails on a chalkboard is vblog. We don’t call audio podcasts ablogs so why call videos vblogs? The word just sounds goofy to me. The only term I’ve heard used that sounds OK to me is vidcasts. That kind of fits along with the whole podcast thing and makes sense to me. Of course, I’m open to good alternatives if anyone has some ideas.

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