Facebookers on that eternal quest to sum up all their emotions in a single picture, rejoice! No longer do you have to hunt around to find the perfect emoticon, or the perfect quote to convey how your day is going. Instead, you can choose from one of the thousands of emojis that are now at your disposal, making newsfeeds look like they were attacked by an amateur user of Microsoft Paint.
For many of us, social media is as much a part of our lives as eating, doing homework, and going to class. We’re checking alerts, updating our status, and commenting on the finer aspects of our life. So, if it’s such a normal aspect of what we do every day, should we consider using it during the times that it’s normally not allowed? How might that benefit us, and how might it prove to be more trouble than it’s worth?