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I was just curious if there was a term? Is this a onebox? It seems like we have to explain it when there should be a term.

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I believe this is simply called embedded content.

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My thought too @Joshua! +1 –  Benny Skogberg MCSA Mar 28 '13 at 19:29
    
That's exactly what it's called. In fact, Google uses that exact term on YouTube as one of the share options. –  DA01 Mar 28 '13 at 20:29
    
thx,makes sense. we are using some ruby code called onebox which is why I hear that sometimes. –  timpone Mar 29 '13 at 3:10

If you're looking for technical term, that's called an iFrame. They allow you to make requests and display content from content external to your website.

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Written as iframe, as iFrame is a video format by Apple. –  DMan Mar 29 '13 at 0:03
    
It's not always an iframe though. It's usually an embedded object of some sort. –  Axel Mar 29 '13 at 18:45

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