Animations help but language should change that can convey systemic relationships. Even to say “systemic relationships” is missing the mark but it’s as close as we have to convey that sense.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecology is a science which from the start conveys this sense but it is limited in scope below cellular level.
For Facebook you can probably use this science as it should have the richness you seek:
Interestingly, I keep being told I should look into Bookchin, that he would be right up my alley.
He was a prominent figure in social ecology, which is also an interest of mine but I have yet to dive in. I’m not quite ready to absorb a man’s life work, instead fumbling along for myself in my own way.
But I think eventually, i will
So, you could reconstruct a polygon from just its angles it looks likee