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information overload Line breaks: in|for|ma¦tion over|load

Definition of information overload in English:


[mass noun]
Exposure to or provision of too much information or data: the main challenge for consumers is information overload
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  • One concern raised by both the faculty involved in the teaching of the course and the students was the issue of information overload.
  • It is better to spread out your study time so you don't go into information overload.
  • Are we coping with information overload or losing the ability to discriminate?

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