Yahoo! Podcasts

Yahoo! Podcasts was a podcasting directory service that let users download, stream online, subscribe (via RSS) and review podcasts.[2][3] It also allowed users to search for podcasts or browse from a podcast directory.[4]

Yahoo! Podcasts
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Type of site
Podcast directory
OwnerYahoo!
Created byYahoo!
URLpodcasts.yahoo.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationFree
LaunchedOctober 10, 2005; 16 years ago (2005-10-10)[1]
Current statusDefunct (discontinued on October 31, 2007)

Yahoo! shut down the service on October 31, 2007.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Company Timeline: Yahoo! Key Milestones". Yahoo! Press Room. Yahoo!. July 13, 2008. Archived from the original on July 13, 2008. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  2. ^ Pogue, David; Biersdorfer, J. D. (2006). "Chapter 11: Music and Audio". The Internet: The Missing Manual. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-596-52742-6. OCLC 609840966.
  3. ^ Ratcliffe, Mitch; Mack, Steve (February 11, 2008). Podcasting Bible. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. p. 484. ISBN 978-0-470-37759-8. OCLC 437202706.
  4. ^ Busath, Meagan; Bessette, Amy Burke (October 10, 2005). "Yahoo! Launches Podcasting: Yahoo! Podcasts, A New Beta Service, Lets Consumers Find and Listen to New Audio Programs". Yahoo! Media Relations. Yahoo!. Archived from the original on October 30, 2005. Retrieved April 2, 2007.
  5. ^ Kirkpatrick, Marshall (September 26, 2007). "Yahoo! to Close Its Podcasting Site". Read / WriteWeb. Richard MacManus. Archived from the original on October 5, 2007. Retrieved July 17, 2021.
  6. ^ Ostrow, Adam (September 26, 2007). "Yahoo to Close Podcast Directory". Mashable. Archived from the original on October 11, 2007. Retrieved January 26, 2008.