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tynamite's answer « What is the difference between a website and an app?
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Is the website replicating a task that you would usually complete on Microsoft Windows or on a Mac?
Yes ---> It's a webapp.
No ---> It's not.

Right now webapp is a throwaway term that people are using, without knowing exactly what it means. Some people believe that any popular website that never existed 10 years ago that doesn't deal with articles, is a webapp.
Facebook is not a webapp! If Facebook was one, then that means that forums would be one too, as forums were technically the earliest forms of social networking.

I will give you some examples of what are, and what aren't webapps.
Yes ---> Google Docs, Box.net, Amazon Cloud Player, Pixlr, Avairy, Wunderlist
No ---> Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, Delicious, Github, Kongregate, Farmville

You will see websites under the No section categorised as a webapp, as they are the best category for the context of discussion. For example, there are blog which review webapps of different categories. If they were to say no to reviewing social gaming/bookmarking/networking/coding and wikis, that would be ridiculous wouldn't it?
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