Difference between Data and Information?

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Data are the raw facts collected for processing while information is the processed facts. The facts are collected processed and interpreted into a language that can be understood. These terminologies are used differently in computers but in the English language they are interchangeable.
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Data is/are the facts of the World, unprocessed raw information. Data is normally stored in a database or a file. Information is the result of processing, manipulating and organizing data in a way that adds to the knowledge of the person receiving it.
The term data refers to raw material which when processed makes meaningful output, while information refers to a processed outcome of data. Data is normally disorganized and disjointed, while information is properly arranged and organized. Information primarily depends on data for it to be complete.
Data essentially refers to the details and facts about any event while Information refers to events that are concerned with a particular entity or entities. In short, information is basically processed data.
Data refers to the details and facts about any event while Information refers to events that are concerned with a particular entity or entities. In short, information is basically processed data.
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