Definition of New Media
Definition - What does New Media mean?
New media is a catch-all term used for various kinds of electronic communications that are conceivable due to innovation in computer technology. In contrast to “old” media, which includes newspapers, magazines, books, television and other such non-interactive media, new media is comprised of websites, online video/audio streams, email, online social platforms, online communities, online forums, blogs, Internet telephony, Web advertisements, online education and much more.
Definition of new media:
(1) The forms of communicating in the digital world, which is primarily online via the Internet, but also publishing on CDs and DVDs. It implies that the user obtains the material via desktop and laptop computers, smartphones and tablets. Every company in the developed world is involved with new media.
(2) The concept that people with similar interests congregate online and share, sell and swap information and goods. New media also allows everyone to have a voice in their community and in the world in general.