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noun (sometimes initial capital letters)
a period beginning about 1975 and characterized by the gathering and almost instantaneous transmission of vast amounts of information and by the rise of information-based industries.
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Origin of information age

First recorded in 1960–65
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information age

noun
a time when large amounts of information are widely available to many people, largely through computer technology
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