infoporn

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Etymology[edit]

info + porn

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Noun[edit]

infoporn (uncountable)

  1. Information which does not serve a purpose other than to hold the attention of its audience; information for information's sake.
    • 2008, McKenzie Wark, 50 Years of Recuperation of the Situationist International, Princeton Architectural Press, page 5:
      This uselessness bestows on art a certain autonomy from the grim dealings in shopworn slogans and infoporn that characterize all other domains of the spectacle.