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Information is facts or knowledge learned about a certain event or subject.[1] information is the act of telling others news about something. A newspaper, for example, contains information about events that have happened. This article contains information about ``Information``. Information is usually described as one or more statements or facts that are received by a human and that have some kind of importance to the person receiving the information.[2] Information generally has four qualities:[2]

  1. That it has to be something.
  2. That it be new information.
  3. That it be true. False information is called "misinformation".
  4. In addition to being something itself, it be about something.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "information". The Free Dictionary. Farlex. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bob Losee (March 10, 1999). "Definitions of Information". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 8 July 2016.