In this brief article we aim at providing some coordinates in order to interpret the political presence in the digital age, starting from a reflection on the specifics of the “virtual”. In the first part, we will try to delineate with a greater clarity the difference between real and virtual, characterizing especially the virtual inter-action and the dwelling in such virtual environments. In the second part, we will examine some issues linked to the political inter-action in the virtual age, with a particular attention to the passions generated within it.