More than anything, Social Media is an Open Witness Ground.
Where a declaration of a Proof of Arrival, which decides what came before the other, can be firmly established.
Never before could billions co-publish their stories like we are doing now.
Before the Gutenberg Press, the Greatest Expense of any Kingdom after Defense, was the stable functioning of the Scriptorium- the hiring and management of the Scribes, the story-markers of the day.
The Story published by the Scriptorium held more weight and attention than all other sources of information combined together.
The Citizens of then, surprisingly feared having their name erased from the citizenry list, fearing loss of survival support.