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  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

MP3 is a digital music-compression format that squeezes song files down to about one-tenth of their normal size. Smaller file sizes mean that MP3 users can download music from the Internet quickly, and there is almost no loss of sound quality. ...

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