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What is Information Pollution?

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Information pollution is low quality, distracting or incorrect information that causes damage to knowledge and quality of life. Common examples include spam, poor quality content and superfluous content.


Theft of attention such as unsolicited phone calls, mail and email.

Poor Quality Content

Content that is inaccurate, obvious or that fails to make a point.

Superfluous Content

Unnecessary content such as a bank website that interrupts your logon to tell you that they are redesigning their website next month.
Overview: Information Pollution
Low quality, distracting or incorrect information that causes damage to knowledge or quality of life.
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