If you Googled “metadata” and found this article, you used metadata. When you bought your mother a gift from Amazon, you used metadata. Did you just reconnect with a colleague via LinkedIn? Metadata was at work. Your afternoon Spotify fix? Yes, you guessed it; you used metadata. But what is metadata? Quite simply, metadata is data that describes other data.
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