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Definition: Infoglut

What is the dictionary definition of Infoglut?

Dictionary Definition

An abbreviation of Information glut.

Means: Information Overload

Full Definition of Infoglut

Information overload (also known as infobesity, infoxication, information anxiety, and information explosion) is the difficulty in understanding an issue and effectively making decisions when one has too much information about that issue.

Infoglut refers specifically to masses of continuously increasing information, which are so poorly catalogued or organised (or not organised at all) that it is almost impossible to navigate through the data to search or draw any conclusion or meaning. This term is related to information anxiety and information overload.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Infoglut. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 11, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Infoglut. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 11, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Infoglut are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 16th February, 2020 | 7 Views.