Re: What is the block called

Subject: Re: What is the block called
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:01:12 -0700

You're right. The application block in Facebook is an app. An application in a web page that sends data to an app is an application. An application that is controlled by one system and displayed by another is a widget. The areas where widgets are displayed are often called blocks, but can be called anything in the system displaying the widget.

On 7/25/2012 9:49 PM, yehoshua paul wrote:

Actually they are called apps. Facebook does not use the full word "application"; not on the Facebook page, nor in the help center.

Yehoshua Paul

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 1:57 AM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net <mailto:lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>> wrote:

On 7/25/2012 8:58 AM, John Posada wrote:

Hi, guys...your help on IS/ARE was valuable. Thanks

New question...if you have an application that places a block
on your
Facebook Timeline, what is the official FB name of the block?
If I was
doing a web page, I'd call it a widget, but I don't think that is
appropriate in the post-FB world.

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