I had a first run at this idea in evgeny morozov’s net delusion. It had always been in my mind puzzling ever since. As a critical social media observer contrasting against the true political solutions arises from it, I should say I agree with most of your ideas. This is a great start for a comprehensive critical social media analysis. There is always a line to where virtuality can meet reality, it’s been blurred elsewhere but it cannot be more clearer than in humanitarian crisis.