information bubble

[ in-fer-mey-shuhn buhb-uhl ]
/ ˌɪn fərˈmeɪ ʃən ˌbʌb əl /

noun

Digital Technology. a pop-up image or window on a website with supplementary information: The gallery website has information bubbles with artist biographies and other interesting facts that appear when you hover the pointer over a painting.

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Origin of information bubble

First recorded in 1940–45
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