We know that social media, across the board, has done great things, but where would it be without we, the people making it such a sensation? This week we take a look at our lives as “social butterflies,” and what our value or worth really is. First, the reason we do it: we want things now, no, yesterday. We are a fast paced society, and always ready to move forward. Next, social has bled over into our love lives: if you can’t find true love on the streets, just login to any online dating site, and you can enjoy romance in the comfort of your own home. Now let’s think about the younger generation, the teenagers: a group who was born with a cell phone in their hand, and bionic thumbs. Turns out most of a teens social life happens via text. Now, we will take a look at social economics – literally what a tweet, or pin, or Yelp review is worth. Finally, Pinterest: how are teachers using this popular site to communicate with their students?