• Would you unfriend someone on Facebook, because of political views? Facebook users are fed up with political grandstanding. A September 2016 Monmouth University Poll said, “More than 2-in-3 voters say that this year's presidential race has brought out the worst in people.”
  • Classical war involved nations fighting nations, with two clearly demarcated sides. Contemporary war, in contrast, may pit one against the many, or a nebulous network of alliances fighting for a cause rather than a geo-political territory or economic interest.
  • New habits are popping up on every Main Street in the country due to the prevalence of social media. New words – FOMO, ICYMI, and bae – are being added to dictionaries seemingly every week.