If you’re anything like us, you get a lot of flack for spending too much time online. But you don’t need to justify your digital habits. In fact, we’ve come up with a few of the reasons to stay on the Internet, supported by celebs and GIFs and sass and puppies. Puppies!
Let’s say you’re on Tumblr. Let’s say your parents disturb you.
Let’s say you’re Dylan O’Brian — you react like this:
Why? Because no one should question the sacredness of Internet time. Miss that and you’ll be missing out on Jennifer Lawrence #winning. Poor Sarah Jessica Parker! She never saw that epic J. Law photobomb coming.
Big Time Rush knows you’ve got to have a video camera prepared to catch your friends doing stupid things on tape. And then you can post them online, get YouTube famous, and be set for life… or at least Twitter followers.
Half of the things we care about online are cute children doing cute things…
…the other half is cute animals doing cute things. How can you resist?!?!
It’s important for us to be able to find mash-ups of Taylor Swift dancing THE EXACT SAME WAY ALL THE TIME. Because she totally does.
When you’re pretty cool online, it’s important to feed your followers with up-to-the-minute information about your life. Ian Somerhalder knows what that’s like.
We live for unusual pairings, and the funny surprises that happen when you fall down a Pinterest hole. Zayn Malik and teddy bear? We’d totally ship that.
As for spending all this time on the Internet? Let’s let Selena Gomez break it down for you: