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In philosophy, what is meant by the postmodern ...

In philosophy, what is meant by the postmodern turn?  Does it mean more than simply moving away from modernism?  Is there a significance in this move/transition?

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i'd say it refers to the universal change of thinking in people from modernism to post modernism... but that's an uneducated guess, if my guess is wrong and you've found the answer elsewhere could you let me know? 

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