Noted first by Macworld, Apple announced that it has passed 1 billion podcast subscriptions on iTunes. The company introduced the first podcast to iTunes eight years ago and now it’s standing at par with celebrating one billion podcast subscriptions through iTunes. The company publicize the list of some of the most popular titles available, includes This American Life, NPR’s All Songs Considered, and WTF.
Apple has given the following statement over achieving the milestone in the Podcast section of iTunes:
From comedy to hard news to sports to innovative educational content and so much more, podcasting has transformed the global media landscape. Podcasts on iTunes launched in the summer of 2005 and since then, we’ve seen countless episodes downloaded and streamed. But the heart of podcasting is finding your favorite voices in this exciting field and subscribing to the best ones. To celebrate reaching 1 billion podcast subscriptions, we’re highlighting some of the most popular podcasts of all time, as well as a collection of captivating new shows.
Photo Credit: Flickr/José Maria Silveira Neto