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data exhaust

[ dey-tuhig-zawst ]
/ ˈdeɪ tə ɪgˌzɔst /
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noun Computers.
unstructured information or data that is a by-product of the online activities of internet users: Collecting and analyzing data exhaust can provide valuable insight into the purchasing habits of consumers.
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Also called digital exhaust .

Origin of data exhaust

First recorded in 2010–15
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