One new Facebook music app is not allowed to use the word “listen” and the creator isn’t happy. Colin Costello, the disgruntled app creator of MusicsTalk.com, was told his app should use “play” to be an approved Facebook app.
Facebook music app developers who list “play” instead of “listen” have a better chance of getting their app onto the social media site.
To use “listen” in an app, Facebook says the developer must have a relationship with the rights owners, All Facebook was told in an email. Using the word “play,” requires no rights relationship between rights owner and app developer.