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Information vs. Message — What's the Difference?

Information vs. Message — What's the Difference?

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Information

Information can be thought of as the resolution of uncertainty; it answers the question of "What an entity is" and thus defines both its essence and the nature of its characteristics. The concept of information has different meanings in different contexts.
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Message

A message is a discrete unit of communication intended by the source for consumption by some recipient or group of recipients. A message may be delivered by various means, including courier, telegraphy, carrier pigeon and electronic bus.
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Information

Knowledge or facts learned, especially about a certain subject or event.
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Message

A verbal, written, or recorded communication sent to or left for a recipient who cannot be contacted directly
If I'm not there leave a message on the answerphone
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Information

The act of informing or the condition of being informed; communication of knowledge
Safety instructions are provided for the information of our passengers.
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Message

A significant political, social, or moral point that is being conveyed by a film, speech, etc.
A campaign to get the message about home security across
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Information

(Computers) Processed, stored, or transmitted data.
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Message

An errand
He would run those interminable messages after school to the bookie
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Information

A numerical measure of the uncertainty of an experimental outcome.
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Message

Send a message to (someone), especially by email
I was messaged by a Californian contact for some information
The software package incorporates messaging, scheduling, and workflow functions
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Information

(Law) A formal accusation of a crime made by a public officer rather than by grand jury indictment in instances in which the offense, if a federal crime, is not a felony or in which the offense, if a state crime, is allowed prosecution in that manner rather than by indictment.
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Message

A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another
I found the message you left at my desk. She sent me a quick message by email.
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Information

That which resolves uncertainty; anything that answers the question of "what a given entity is".
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Message

The substance of such a communication; the point or points conveyed
Gestured to a waiter, who got the message and brought the bill.
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Information

Things that are or can be known about a given topic; communicable knowledge of something.
I need some more information about this issue.
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Message

A statement made or read before a gathering
A retiring coach's farewell message.
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Information

The act of informing or imparting knowledge; notification.
For your information, I did this because I wanted to.
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Message

A basic thesis or lesson; a moral
A play with a message.
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Information

A statement of criminal activity brought before a judge or magistrate; in the UK, used to inform a magistrate of an offence and request a warrant; in the US, an accusation brought before a judge without a grand jury indictment.
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Message

To send a message to.
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Information

(obsolete) The act of informing against someone, passing on incriminating knowledge; accusation.
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Message

To send as a message
Messaged the report by cable.
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Information

The systematic imparting of knowledge; education, training.
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Message

To send a message; communicate.
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Information

The creation of form; the imparting of a given quality or characteristic; forming, animation.
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Message

A communication, or what is communicated; any concept or information conveyed.
We've just received an urgent message from the President.
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Information

[…] the meaning that a human assigns to data by means of the known conventions used in its representation.
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Message

An underlying theme or conclusion to be drawn from something.
The main message of the novel is that time heals all wounds.
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Information

(Christianity) Divine inspiration.
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Message

An errand.
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Information

A service provided by telephone which provides listed telephone numbers of a subscriber.
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Message

See groceries, shopping.
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Information

(information theory) Any unambiguous abstract data, the smallest possible unit being the bit.
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Message

To send a message to; to transmit a message to, e.g. as text via a cell phone.
Just message me for directions.
I messaged her about the concert.
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Information

As contrasted with data, information is processed to extract relevant data.
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Message

To send (something) as a message; usually refers to electronic messaging.
She messaged me the information yesterday.
Please message the final report by fax.
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Information

(information technology) Any ordered sequence of symbols (or signals) (that could contain a message).
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Message

(intransitive) To send a message or messages; to be capable of sending messages.
We've implemented a new messaging service.
The runaway computer program was messaging non-stop.
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Information

The act of informing, or communicating knowledge or intelligence.
The active informations of the intellect.
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Message

(obsolete) To bear as a message.
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Information

Any fact or set of facts, knowledge, news, or advice, whether communicated by others or obtained by personal study and investigation; any datum that reduces uncertainty about the state of any part of the world; intelligence; knowledge derived from reading, observation, or instruction.
Larger opportunities of information.
He should get some information in the subject he intends to handle.
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Message

Any notice, word, or communication, written or verbal, sent from one person to another.
Ehud said, I have a message from God unto thee.
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Information

A proceeding in the nature of a prosecution for some offense against the government, instituted and prosecuted, really or nominally, by some authorized public officer on behalf of the government. It differs from an indictment in criminal cases chiefly in not being based on the finding of a grand jury. See Indictment.
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Message

Hence, specifically, an official communication, not made in person, but delivered by a messenger; as, the President's message.
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Information

A measure of the number of possible choices of messages contained in a symbol, signal, transmitted message, or other information-bearing object; it is usually quantified as the negative logarithm of the number of allowed symbols that could be contained in the message; for logarithms to the base 2, the measure corresponds to the unit of information, the hartley, which is log210, or 3.323 bits; called also information content. The smallest unit of information that can be contained or transmitted is the bit, corresponding to a yes-or-no decision.
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Message

A messenger.
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Information

Useful facts, as contrasted with raw data; as, among all this data, there must be some interesting information.
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Message

To bear as a message.
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Information

A message received and understood
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Message

A communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled;
He sent a three-word message
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Information

A collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn;
Statistical data
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Message

What a communication that is about something is about
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Information

Knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
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Message

Send a message to;
She messaged the committee
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Information

(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome;
The signal contained thousands of bits of information
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Message

Send as a message;
She messaged the final report by fax
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Information

Formal accusation of a crime
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Message

Send a message;
There is no messaging service at this company
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