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Descriptive Metadata

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Basic data to describe and contextualize the content or a creative work. For media assets exhibited on streaming video platforms, this type of metadata is usually user-facing and is inclusive of localization. Descriptive metadata also encompasses metadata for temporal association of characters, locations, moods, themes, and objects within a creative work.

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