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podcast

A digital audio or video file that is episodic, downloadable, program-driven (mainly with a host and/or theme) and convenient, usually via an automated feed with computer software.

podcast

A World Wide Web feed of audio or video files for playing on mobile devices such as MP3 players at a later time and at a listener's or viewer’s convenience.
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Kelly (2008) studied "Library 2.0 and information literacy: the tools" the finding of his study revealed that the most popular tool- application areas associated with Web 2.0 include, blogs, wikis, RSS, podcast, vidcasts, social sharing services, communication tools, social networks, folksonomy and tagging, and virtual worlds.
currently plan to use not using/not using in the future planning to use Blogs 47% 11% 43% Discussion boards 32% 33% 36% Audio podcasts 29% 28% 43% Vidcasts 28% 27% 45% Internal social networks 27% 14% 59% Instant messaging 27% 16% 57% Wikis 26% 31% 43% RSS feeds 24% 27% 49% Twitter 21% 27% 52% Yammer 20% 29% 51% Facebook 18% 19% 63% LinkedIn 5% 5% 89% Other 13% 5% 82% Note: Table made from bar graph.