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I have decided to log both these details.

I have used the above statement on Stackoverflow, but I was wondering if it is correct to say the following:

I have decided to log both information.

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No, it is not. "Information" is not plural, so you cannot apply "both" to it.

Now, if you had said "I have decided to log both data", we might have some debate over "data".

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    Could you apply 'both' if you would say “both pieces of information“? Would it sound odd?
    – user192211
    Mar 28, 2017 at 4:15
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    Yes, "both pieces" is correct.
    – JeffSahol
    Mar 29, 2017 at 8:20

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