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Content can mean
- Comfort and a feeling of satisfaction
- Creations, as in open content or free content.
- In narrative art such as many novels and movies, content is often the subject of the plot or the events and characters contained within. In this and in more abstract art such as some painting and music content is also the details or stuff that make up the form or structure. "Form is supposed to cover the shape or structure of the work; content its substance, meaning, ideas, or expressive effects." (Middleton 1999) See: musical form.
- Online information as distinct from its mode or channel of presentation.
- In mathematics, content is a generalization of the idea of volume to arbitrary dimensions
- In publishing and media content is information and experiences created by individuals, institutions and technology to benefit audiences in venues that they value.
The "content" phenomenon has recently been discovered. It is a trolling technique in which a page entitled "content" is added to wikis and merely filled up with ASCII art. The intent is most likely humor, but content pages often become so large as to slow down the entire wiki.
- Richard Middleton (1999). Form. Key Terms in Popular Music and Culture , p. 141. Malden, Massachusetts. ISBN 0631212639.
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