Seeing The *Social* In Social Media

118 defines social as:
seeking or enjoying the companionship of others; friendly; sociable; gregarious.
Many of us continue to use social media as anything but a gathering place to seek out or enjoy the companionship of others. More often, we enter into this virtual – if sometimes virtually anonymous – landscape with the explicit goal of rigorously challenging those with whom we politically or culturally disagree.
It is the 21st century’s equivalent of the ancient public square – but one where, at times, we seem ready to embrace (for our adversaries at least) the undertakings yet found at Deera Square

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