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new media

(1) The forms of communicating in the digital world, which is primarily online via the Internet, but also publishing on CDs and DVDs. It implies that the user obtains the material via desktop and laptop computers, smartphones and tablets. Every company in the developed world is involved with new media. Contrast with old media. See digital convergence and computer revolution.

(2) The concept that people with similar interests congregate online and share, sell and swap information and goods. New media also allows everyone to have a voice in their community and in the world in general. See social media.

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