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- n. information overload
Faced with this kind of "infobesity," users will start using social networks to filter information that is modified and personalized based on the profile pages upon which it will appear (
Furthermore, there is a risk of slipping into infobesity, overwhelmed as we are by information picked up left and right and tweeted in a hurry.
In their current state, the aggregators are part of the infobesity problem, not part of its solution.
Very amusing article about infobesity for which he presents various infodiets.
Infoglut: Tales of Technology: Consider a cure for pernicious infobesity March 30 first of a new monthly column at post-gazette.com by James H. Morris, dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.