I am an UX newbie, but I read a few articles and I keep stumbling upon words copy and microcopy. Can someone tell me what they are? Some practical example would be great. Also what is copywriting?

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  • well, i tried googling but it wasnt very clear to me. what i found was for more acknowledged person in the domain. – Turbotrdlo Mar 11 at 16:01

Copywriting is an act of writing content for a post, webpage etc. The text, in general, is referred as copy.

Microcopy: Texts which are present in the application. Example: Error message, Forms

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